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The Weeknd

Canada · Person · 1990–present
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), known professionally as The Weeknd (pronounced "the weekend"), is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer.<ref name="sex-drugs"/>

In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name "The Weeknd". He released three nine-track mixtapes throughout 2011: House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence, which were critically acclaimed. In 2012, he released a compilation album Trilogy, thirty tracks consisting of the remastered mixtapes and three additional songs. It was released under Republic Records and his own label XO. Read more »

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News

A Good Song Makes the Weeknd Literally Horny

Today, GQ dropped a new profile of the Weeknd, aka Abel Tesfaye and reigning “Emily Dickinson of post–R. Kelly deviant-sex R&B singers” according to the mag. The profile has some interesting tidbits (he’s friends with Leonardo DiCaprio, and loves...

Videos

The Weeknd - The Hills (RL Grime Remix)
The Weeknd - Can't Feel My Face (Martin Garrix Remix)
Beauty Behind The Madness

Discography

Starboy
2016 Official Album
Beauty Behind the Madness
2015 Official Album
Kiss Land
2013 Official Album
Trilogy
2012 Official Album Compilation