The Weeknd debuts, unsurprisingly, at number one on the Billboard charts this week.
The Weeknd blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with his new album, Starboy, earning 348,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Dec. 1, according to Nielsen Music. That’s the third-largest debut of 2016, behind only the arrivals of Drake’s Views (1.04 million units) and Beyonce’s Lemonade (653,000). Of the Weeknd’s overall start, 209,000 were in traditional album sales.
The Weeknd has set the new record for the most Spotify streams in a single day.
The Weeknd performed a medley of “I Feel It Coming” and “Starboy” on Jimmy Fallon last night.
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The Weeknd has announced a 2017 world tour. Dates can be found below.
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The Weeknd has released a new video for “False Alarm.” It comes with a graphic violence warning.
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The Weeknd’s new song “False Alarm” can be streamed on HipHop-N-More.
The Weeknd’s new single “Starboy” (feat. Daft Punk) is now streaming on Apple Music. It looks like the album will be out on November 25th.
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The Weeknd and Belly canceled their appearance on Kimmel last night because Donald Trump was set to appear on the same episode.
I’m here on a campaign of positivity and love and to contribute what I can to music. I create songs people go to sleep and wake up to, songs that they fall in love to. For me, being Muslim and being somebody that appreciates my access here in America, I love the fact that I’m able to be here. To play my part in this business is a privilege and a beautiful thing. The fact that I could lose that ability through the actions of someone such as Donald Trump isn’t right to me. At all.
Good for them.
Nas joined The Weeknd for a performance of “Tell Your Friends” at the Met Gala ball last night. The performance can be found below, or on Apple Music.
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