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.

The Weeknd Announces Goodwill Ambassadorship for the UN's World Food Programme
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The Weeknd Announces Goodwill Ambassadorship for the UN's World Food Programme

Following in Angelina Jolie’s humanitarian footsteps.

Travis Scott and The Weeknd Might Be Working on a New Collab
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Travis Scott and The Weeknd Might Be Working on a New Collab

Scott was spotted meeting with XO Records’ Cash.

The Weeknd Confirms New Album Is "Complete" in New 'Memento Mori' Episode
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The Weeknd Confirms New Album Is "Complete" in New 'Memento Mori' Episode

The XO Records head also teased “exciting features” this Fall.

Lily-Rose Depp to Star Opposite The Weeknd in HBO Series 'The Idol'
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Lily-Rose Depp to Star Opposite The Weeknd in HBO Series 'The Idol'

A release date for the upcoming drama is yet to be announced.

The Weeknd, Nicolas Jaar and Frank Dukes Hit With Copyright Lawsuit Over “Call Out My Name”
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The Weeknd, Nicolas Jaar and Frank Dukes Hit With Copyright Lawsuit Over “Call Out My Name”

Suniel Fox and Henry Strange are alleging that the cut contains “similar material” to their track “Vibeking.”


A Toronto University Will Soon Offer a Course on Drake and The Weeknd
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A Toronto University Will Soon Offer a Course on Drake and The Weeknd

Delving into the rappers’ contributions to the Canadian hip-hop scene.

The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ Sets a New Billboard Record
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The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ Sets a New Billboard Record

Shortly after “Blinding Lights” became the longest-charting entry on the Hot 100.

The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" Is Fastest Song to Hit 2.5 Billion Spotify Streams
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The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" Is Fastest Song to Hit 2.5 Billion Spotify Streams

The ‘After Hours’ cut recently also made Billboard history.

The Weeknd Releases Alternate "Can't Feel My Face" Music Video
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The Weeknd Releases Alternate "Can't Feel My Face" Music Video

Celebrating six years of ‘Beauty Behind the Madness.’

SHOWTIME Explores The Weeknd's Super Bowl LV Halftime Performance in New Docu 'The Show'
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SHOWTIME Explores The Weeknd's Super Bowl LV Halftime Performance in New Docu 'The Show'

A behind-the-scenes look at how the 12-minute performance took months to create.

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