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

The Weeknd, Travis Scott and Future Will Be on Rae Sremmurd's 'SremmLife 3'
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The Weeknd, Travis Scott and Future Will Be on Rae Sremmurd's 'SremmLife 3'

“It’s bangers from top to bottom.”

The Weeknd Fights Legal Battle For "Starboy" Trademark
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The Weeknd Fights Legal Battle For "Starboy" Trademark

The trademark attempt appears to be connected to Stan Lee.

Best New Tracks: A$AP Rocky, Smokepurpp, Puma Blue, The Weeknd, Rich The Kid, Tyler, The Creator and More
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Best New Tracks: A$AP Rocky, Smokepurpp, Puma Blue, The Weeknd, Rich The Kid, Tyler, The Creator and More

Get your weekend playlists ready.

Watch The Weeknd Perform 'My Dear Melancholy' Tracks for Spotify
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Watch The Weeknd Perform 'My Dear Melancholy' Tracks for Spotify

Visual renditions of “Call Out My Name” and “Try Me.”

Listen to The Weeknd's 'My Dear Melancholy' EP Here
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Listen to The Weeknd's 'My Dear Melancholy' EP Here

His first project since ‘Starboy.’

The Weeknd Will Drop 'My Dear Melancholy' Tonight
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The Weeknd Will Drop 'My Dear Melancholy' Tonight

Get ready.

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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