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27 Jun
  The 22nd annual BET Awards, which honour the works in music, cinema, television, and sports that have had the greatest cultural effect in the previous year, did not disappoint. High-profile individuals from every sphere of the entertainment industry received awards at the ceremony, which was hosted by Taraji P. Henson and took place on…
5 Apr
The Weeknd has said he is considering changing his stage name to ‘ABEL’. The Can’t Feel My Face crooner made this known in a series of conversational Tweets with fans, referring to Kanye being known as ‘Ye’. ‘‘You guys are hilarious. I feel like I should change my stage name to ABEL at this point…
4 Mar
The Weeknd has announced the dates for his stadium tour with Doja Cat. The singer announced the first dates of his tour for albums Dawn FM and After Hours on social media. Posting a photo of his tour poster on Wednesday, he wrote, "AFTER HOURS TIL DAWN WORLD TOUR // LEG 1 : NORTH AMERICA. TICKETS ON SALE MARCH…
7 Jan
The Weeknd has set the tone for music this year with the release of his new album Dawn FM. Real name Abel Tesfaye, The Weeknd hinted at the release of a new album on New Year Day, posting a screenshot of his chat with his creative director. "Music can heal, and that feels more important than…
15 Dec 2021
FKA Twigs and The Weeknd have teased a new single, Tears In The Club, to be released on Thursday.   Tears In The Club is FKA Twigs' most recent single, coming after Measure Of A Man featuring Central Cee in November. Twigs teased the track, titled "Tears in the Club," on social media, tweeting, "are u ready for capri sun…
24 Nov 2021
The Weeknd's Blinding Lights has been named the number one song of all-time on Billboard's music charts. Billboard revealed that The Weeknd's single Blinding Lights had spent 90 weeks in the top 100 chart since it ousted Chubby Checker's 1960s hit The Twist to clinch the spot. The instant synth-pop-classic debuted in November 2019, topped the weekly Billboard Hot…
2 Jul 2021
Oscar-winning actor Angelina Jolie and Grammy-winning singer The Weeknd were spotted out and about together at a restaurant in California. According to E! News, the stars caught the paparazzi's attention while leaving an Italian restaurant, Giorgio Baldi, in Santa Monica, California. The pair reportedly spent hours at the restaurant, before leaving separately to avoid raising…
30 Jun 2021
Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, is set to star in and co-create an HBO drama series titled 'The Idol' from 'Euphoria' creator, Sam Levinson. The series is set to follow a singer in Los Angeles who begins an illicit romance with a nightlife owner who is the secret leader of an underground cult according to…
24 May 2021
The Weeknd took home 10 awards, including top artistes. Pop Smoke won five, including top new artistes, and BTS and Bad Bunny each earned four. Hosted by Nick Jonas, the ceremony also honored P!nk as the Icon, Drake as the artist of the decade, and Trae Tha Truth as the Change Maker. See a full…
4 May 2021
Ariana Grande and The Weeknd's 'Save Your Tears' finally share the No. 1 song in the country. Although they have done this individually, this would be their first collaboration to get to No.1 on Billboard. Announced Monday, Ariana Grande and The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears (Remix)” has hit the top spot on the Billboard Hot…
3 May 2021
The Grammy Awards will no longer use "secret" committees to select which acts get nominated for the prestigious music awards following criticism from artists and allegations of rigging. The Recording Academy on Friday said nominations for the 2022 awards would be decided by its entire voting membership of more than 11,000, rather than the anonymous…
5 Apr 2021
The Weeknd is set to donate $1 million to help Ethiopians amid violence in the country. The Canadian popstar, whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, the son of two Ethiopian immigrants, announced on Sunday that the donation is to provide food aid to Ethiopia, where an ongoing conflict between the government and the Tigray…

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