The Weeknd surprised everyone at Coachella by debuting a new song from his upcoming album. On Friday night Metro Boomin closed out the first night of Coachella and brought out several guest including The Weeknd, Diddy, 21 Savage and John Legend. Diddy, the Weeknd and 21 performed “Creepin” but Abel decided to stick around on […]

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The Weeknd is the first artist to earn the Global Digital Single Award two years in a row. “Save Your Tears” topped the list in 2021 following the worldwide success of 2020’s “Blinding Lights.” The award is presented each year by the London-based International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. The metrics for best-selling singles include […]

Sooo this happened… Timbaland is taking heat for his thoughts on The Weeknd’s latest album ‘Dawn FM.’ During an Instagram Live session on Saturday, the veteran producer compared Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ project to the Canadian singer’s most recent LP. Fans were quick to bash Timbaland on social media for making what they saw as a […]

The Weeknd’s hit “Blinding Lights” is breaking an all-time record. The song is now the longest-charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart after 88 weeks. The song successfully beat out Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” which was tied for the number one spot at 87 weeks. The Weeknd took to Instagram to say it’s a big […]

The Weeknd is delving deeper into the world of television. Variety reports The Weekend, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, is working on a series at HBO. It’s currently called “The Idol” and it will follow a singer as she falls in love with a club owner who is also secretly a cult leader. The […]

He’s still mad… Global pop sensation the Weeknd is still boycotting the Grammys. This comes after the Weeknd getting shut out of the 2021 Grammys, despite his chart topping album, “After Hours.” Although the Grammys started a number of nomination reforms after the Weeknd fiasco, the singer says he still won’t submit his music for […]

Fresh off his Super Bowl half-time show, The Weeknd is smashing another record.  His song “Blinding Lights” has now spent a full year in the Billboard Top Ten.  That beats Post Malone’s “Circles” at 39 weeks.  The song also holds the record for most time spent in the Top Five at 43 weeks.  The singer […]

The Weeknd has become the first artist to officially announce world tour routing post-COVID. Originally planned for 2020, the Blinding Lights artist announced Wednesday that his 104-date After Hours World Tour will now go down in 2022. According to the post, the tour will kick off right at the top of the year on January […]

Canadian pop star The Weeknd will perform during the Super Bowl halftime show. This will be the second halftime show produced by Jay-Z and Roc Nation. The Weeknd said in a statement he’s humbled and honored to be chosen to perform. He has five number one hits, including “Can’t Feel My Face.” The NFL said […]

The Weeknd is continuing his successful year with “Blinding Lights.” Billboard reported that the single has spent 21 weeks at the top of the chart, breaking the record for most weeks at Number One on Billboard’s Hot R&B Songs chart. The song surpasses Drake’s “One Dance” and Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like.” “Blinding Lights” […]

The Weeknd is continuing his efforts to help those in need combat issues created by the coronavirus. On Monday, Variety reported that the multi-platinum artist donated 500-thousand dollars to support COVID-19 frontline workers in his hometown of Scarborough, Ontario. This is not the first time The Weeknd has donated money to a worthy cause. In […]