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.

Drake, Post Malone, Eminem and Others Named Most Streamed Artists of the 2010s
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Drake, Post Malone, Eminem and Others Named Most Streamed Artists of the 2010s

Dominated by hip-hop artists.

Pepsi Releases Ad for The Weeknd's Super Bowl LV Halftime Performance
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Pepsi Releases Ad for The Weeknd's Super Bowl LV Halftime Performance

Highlighting how everyone loves “Blinding Lights.”

The Weeknd Gets Some Work Done for "Save Your Tears" Music Video
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The Weeknd Gets Some Work Done for "Save Your Tears" Music Video

Coming ahead of his Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime performance.

The Weeknd's Next Album Is Inspired by COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter Movement
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The Weeknd's Next Album Is Inspired by COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter Movement

The ‘After Hours’ artist had to refocus his energy on a new album following the cancellation of his tour.

The Best Albums of 2020
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The Best Albums of 2020

20 selections curated by the HYPEBEAST editorial team.

The Weeknd Joins Oneohtrix Point Never in "No Nightmares" Visual
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The Weeknd Joins Oneohtrix Point Never in "No Nightmares" Visual

The pair go on an ethereal CGI dream state as abstract avatars.

The Weeknd and Rosalía Connect For New ‘Blinding Lights’ Remix
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The Weeknd and Rosalía Connect For New ‘Blinding Lights’ Remix

The Spanish pop star spices up the ‘After Hours’ track with her own flair.

Drake Voices Disappointment in The Weeknd's 2021 Grammys Snub
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Drake Voices Disappointment in The Weeknd's 2021 Grammys Snub

“[W]e should stop allowing ourselves to be shocked every year by the disconnect between impactful music and these awards…”

The Weeknd Responds to 2021 Grammys Snub
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The Weeknd Responds to 2021 Grammys Snub

After the Recording Academy CEO explained why ‘After Hours’ received no nominations.

The Weeknd Embodies Isolation With "Alone Again" Vevo Live Performance
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The Weeknd Embodies Isolation With "Alone Again" Vevo Live Performance

The first of his three-part performance series for the video hosting service.

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