The Weeknd Performs "Tell Your Friends" Remix With Nas At Met Gala
The Weeknd Feat. Nas
Last night, The Weeknd did a special performance of his Beauty Behind the Madness record "Tell Your Friends," and he brought out a surprise guest-- Nas. The Kanye West-produced record received a surprise verse from Nas last night, which hopefully means a proper CDQ of this remix will be available in the near future. For now we have a high-quality video of the performance, thanks to Apple Music (Apple was also a Met Gala sponsor, and their chief design officer served as a co-host for the evening). Are ypu feeling Nas' verse?
Future Feat. The Weeknd "Low Life" Video
Future Feat. The Weeknd
Things got a little crazy today -- what with Young Thug's Slime Season 3 and Quentin Miller revealing a sensational tidbit to further continue the ghostwriting fiasco that dominated much of last year. As has often been the case when the news cycle is particularly chaotic -- knock, knock -- it's Future Hendrix, here to drop another bomb to start the weekend.
The Weeknd Joins Future On SNL For "Low Life"
Future & The Weeknd
Tonight was a huge moment in Future's career, as the Atlanta trapper made his debut on Saturday Night Live. He was announced by the host of tonight's episode, Jonah Hill, and immediately after the stage lights went on, he began his recent single, "Low Life," released in December and included on last month's EVOL album.
Watch The Weeknd Perform "Earned It" At The 88th Academy Awards
There has been much clamor about the lack of diversity within this year's class of Oscar nominees, but one black Canadian received a well-deserved nod, albeit for music and not acting. The Weeknd's "Earned It," released in December 2014 as the lead single to the "50 Shades of Grey" soundtrack, received a nomination for Best Original Song.
The Weeknd Performs "The Hills" Live At The 2016 BRIT Awards
Following behind the likes of Justin Bieber, Rihanna, & Drake, The Weeknd also took the stage at this year's BRIT Awards on Thursday to perform his hit single "The Hills" off his platinum award-winning album Beauty Behind The Madness.
The Weeknd & Lauryn Hill Perform "In The Night" On Jimmy Fallon
The Weeknd Feat. Lauryn Hill
Earlier this week, news surfaced that Lauryn Hill was supposed to be a special guest during The Weeknd’s performance at this year’s Grammy’s, but as we all watched that clearly never happened. Since then though, Lauryn’s camp has come out and made a statement about that missed performance, claiming she never confirmed the performance to begin with due to timing issues.
Watch The Official Trailer For Spike Lee's Upcoming Michael Jackson Documentary
Showtime has released a full trailer for Spike Lee’s “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off The Wall,” a retrospective documentary that will look at the journey Jackson took on his way to stardom and beyond. The documentary will feature interviews with all manner of artists and performers, including The Weeknd, Pharrell, Questlove and many more. Based on the official trailer, the film will hopefully include a heaping portion of live footage as well. It's always great to see the King of Pop doing his thing.
Belly Feat. The Weeknd "Might Not" Video
Belly Feat. The Weeknd
After signing to Roc Nation and releasing his well-received mixtape Up For Days in May, Canadian rapper and XO affiliate Belly is officially an artist to watch in 2016. This morning, he released the music video for mixtape standout "Might Not" feat. The Weeknd.
The Weeknd Performs At Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
Big day yesterday for Beauty Behind the Madness track "In The Night." Abel unveiled the official music video, then CBS aired their telecast of the 20th annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, at which he performed the track. The VSFS actually went down at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City last month.
The Weeknd "In The Night" Video
The Michael Jackson comparisons came faster than ever with the release of The Weeknd's new studio album Beauty Behind The Madness, and "In The Night" is certainly one of the records that captures MJ's spirit the most. Intentional or not, the video for the single also recalls a certain aspect of Michael's career, his very cinematic clips for "Thriller" and the like.
The Weeknd "In The Night" (Teaser)
Following the seven Grammy nods he received on Monday morning, The Weeknd decided to drop off a short teaser for his upcoming video “In The Morning,” which can be found on his Beauty Behind The Madness LP. Co-starring his 18-year old model girlfriend, Bella Hadid, the video was reportedly shot in Brooklyn, NYC and directed by BRTHR (see flyer here). Look for it to drop tomorrow at 7/6 CST. Watch the action-packed teaser above.
The Weeknd Feat. Eminem "The Hills (Remix)" (Virtual Reality Video)
The Weeknd Feat. Eminem
The Weeknd recently debuted two new remixes to his single "The Hills," opting for verses from Eminem and Nicki Minaj respectively. We've already seen the music video for the original single, but today The Weeknd debuts a video for the Eminem remix which is fan-interactive.
The Weeknd Performs "The Hills" On BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge
The Weeknd's Beauty Behind the Madness has been obliterating the charts but he's still going global to promote it. He's been across the pond in London for the last week, hitting the legendary Roundhouse for his headlining Apple Music Festival performance and now swinging through BBC Radio 1's studios to perform a quick set for their Live Lounge series.
The Weeknd Stars In Apple Music Commercial
The Weeknd is making his way towards mega-pop stardom, just as he desired. The singer is fresh off the release of his sophomore album Beauty Behind the Madness, not to mention a stellar performance at last night's MTV VMAs. Coinciding with his VMAs performance, the singer appears in a new commercial for Apple Music.
The Weeknd "Tell Your Friends" Video (Prod. By Kanye West)
After previewing Kanye West-produced track "Tell Your Friends" last week, The Weeknd liberates the single in the form of a brand new music video, in which he buries himself alive.
The Weeknd Performs "The Hills" & "Earned It" At Hot 100 Festival
The Billboard Hot 100 Festival went down this weekend, and like most festival lineups, this one was stacked, with Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, Jason DeRulo, Lil Wayne, Fetty Wap, Trinidad James, and more rocking the stage out on Long Island.
The Weeknd Previews Kanye West-Produced Track "Tell Your Friends"
The Weeknd and Travi$ Scott are both prepping for big releases in the coming month, and last night, they both performed together, no doubt whipping whoever was present into an even greater frenzy for new material. While it's unclear whether Scott played anything we haven't heard before, we do know that Abel Tesfaye let fans hear some new ish, thanks to a video Scott posted on his Instagram.
Watch The Weeknd's Full Lollapalooza Set
The Weeknd has officially broken through as a certified pop star, and his Lollapalooza set was proof. The Toronto singer ran through his many hits, stemming everywhere from his House Of Balloons debut, to his rebirth as a Michael Jackson-esque icon. He didn't bust out any moves on the level of his recent video for "Can't Feel My Face," but he's gradually becoming a more lively performer, working the mic in a whole new way. Look out for his upcoming album, Beauty Behind The Madness, to hit stores on August 28th. Think he can top trilogy with his new style?
The Weeknd "Can't Feel My Face" Video
The Weeknd teased his highly anticipated video for "Can't Feel My Face" yesterday, and he's now made it available exclusively on Apple Music. The record is a certified smash, currently sitting at number 2 on the Hot 100, and with the release of the video, it may have a chance of unseating "Cheerleader" next week.
The Weeknd "Can't Feel My Face" Video (Trailer)
The Weeknd is getting ready to release his sophomore album on August 28 called Beauty Behind The Madness. Led by the hit singles “The Hills” & “Cant Feel My Face,” which both currently sit pretty on the Billboard charts, the latter is about to see a new music video come out in its support tomorrow on Apple Music. Before it arrives though, the Toronto crooner decides to share this 25-second trailer first, giving fans a rough idea of what's to come. Check it out above and look for the full thing to drop tomorrow on Apple Music.