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2 Jul
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
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
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
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
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
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…
12 Mar
The Weeknd has stated that he will boycott the Grammy Awards going forward, refusing to attend or put his work forward for consideration from here on out. "Because of the secret committees," The Weeknd, 31, said in a statement to the New York Times on Thursday, "I will no longer allow my label to submit…
10 Mar
British singer-songwriter Zayn Malik accused the Grammy Awards of being rigged in a scathing tweet on Tuesday. "F--k the grammys and everyone associated," Malik wrote. "Unless you shake hands and send gifts, there’s no nomination considerations. Next year I’ll send you a basket of confectionary." The seemingly random call out is coming five days before…
26 Oct 2020
The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are poised to be the biggest winners at the 48th edition of the Annual American Music Awards scheduled to hold next month. The nominees were officially announced today on ABC's Good Morning America with The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch leading with eight nominations each. Closely behind is Megan Thee Stallion…
22 Sep 2020
The Weeknd has made Billboard history with his smash single "Blinding Lights" which has now spent a record 28 weeks in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100. With the feat, The Weeknd, née Abel Makkonen Tesfaye beats the previous record-holder Ed Sheeran, whose 2017 song “Shape of You” spent 27 weeks in the…
5 Sep 2020
The 2020 MTV VMAs celebrated this year’s best music videos in their first socially distanced award ceremony, which saw performances by some of the biggest names in music.
2 Jun 2020
Canadian singer The Weeknd has donated $500,000 to various organizations in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement amid protests demanding justice for George Floyd. The Weeknd shared a series of receipts of the donations along with 'thank you' messages from recipients after making his donations on June 1st. In the accompanying caption, he wrote:…

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