The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer, also professionally known by his stage name The Weeknd. Earning himself 3 number-one releases ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’, ‘Starboy’ and ‘My Dear Melancholy’. The Weeknd has worked with prominent artists such as Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Ariana Grande, Daft Punk and Kendrick Lamar.

Date of Birth 16 February 1990
Industries Music
Headquarter Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Weeknd, Travis Scott, and More Will Perform at Life Is Beautiful 2018 Festival
Music

The Weeknd, Travis Scott, and More Will Perform at Life Is Beautiful 2018 Festival

Arcade Fire, Chvrches, N.E.R.D, ASAP Ferg, T-Pain, and more will also take the stage.

The Weeknd Releases Limited Edition Festival Merch
Fashion

The Weeknd Releases Limited Edition Festival Merch

Only available for 48 hours.

Es Devlin Stuns Coachella Audience With Humongous Cracked Mask Sculpture
Design

Es Devlin Stuns Coachella Audience With Humongous Cracked Mask Sculpture

Breathtaking set design for The Weeknd.

A Look Inside The Weeknd & Marvel's 'Starboy' Comic
Entertainment

A Look Inside The Weeknd & Marvel's 'Starboy' Comic

A first look at the musician’s sci-fi story.

Live Stream Coachella 2018 Featuring The Weeknd, SZA, Vince Staples, Daniel Caesar & More
Music

Live Stream Coachella 2018 Featuring The Weeknd, SZA, Vince Staples, Daniel Caesar & More

For those who couldn’t make it to Indio, CA.

The Temptations Cover The Weeknd's "Earned It" for New Single
Music

The Temptations Cover The Weeknd's "Earned It" for New Single

Off their first album in almost a decade.

The Weeknd Drops Video for 'My Dear Melancholy' Standout "Call Out My Name"
Music

The Weeknd Drops Video for 'My Dear Melancholy' Standout "Call Out My Name"

Directed by the iconic Grant Singer.

The Weeknd Shares New "He Was Never There" Video
Music

The Weeknd Shares New "He Was Never There" Video

The Toronto native pours out his heart.

The Weeknd's 'My Dear Melancholy' Is His Third Consecutive No. 1 Album
Music

The Weeknd's 'My Dear Melancholy' Is His Third Consecutive No. 1 Album

The highest selling R&B album since ‘Starboy.’

The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, Future to Headline Outside Lands 2018
Music

The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, Future to Headline Outside Lands 2018

N.E.R.D, ODESZA, and Bon Iver, among others, will also take the stage.

2015

The Weeknd won Best R&B Performance Earned it
Awarded Best Urban Contemporary Album - Beauty Behind the Madness

2017

Awarded Best Urban Contemporary Album - Starboy
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