The Weeknd FaceTimes Future During Epic Moment At "Starboy" Premiere Event
The Weeknd & Future
The Weeknd is currently enjoying a huge release week for his latest album, Starboy, which enabled the Toronto artist to shatter Spotify's single-day streaming record. The album, which looks to debut at No. 1 with some of the highest first-week numbers of the year, is full of hits and relatively slim on features, though it does boast two incredibly rapped verses from two very different emcees.
Watch The Weeknd Perform "Starboy" On Ellen
Fresh off the release of his new album Starboy, The Weeknd made his by the Ellen show on Monday to make his first ever daytime performance. Following performances on SNL & at the AMA’s, Abel once again took the stage to perform his lead title track “Starboy” for the live audience. Check it out above.
The Weeknd Performs "Starboy" & "I Feel It Coming" On Fallon
After a flawless rollout, The Weeknd finally release his third studio album STARBOY last night. To promote the album, The Weeknd headed to Rockefeller Center to perform "Starboy" & "I Feel It Coming" on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.' Despite a bizarre set covered in cellophane and unorthodox camerawork, he delivers a strong vocal performance.
The Weeknd Performs “Starboy” Live At 2016 MTV EMA’s
In case you missed it, the MTV EMA’s went down Sunday night at the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands, which saw some memorable performances from likes of The Weeknd, Green Day, Bruno Mars, Kings Of Leon, & many more. For those of you who were unable to catch them, MTV has decided to share a couple performances for their viewers online, and here goes The Weeknd’s live rendition of his current hit single “Starboy.” While enclosed in a dome, watch Abel perform in front of a trippy-galaxy infused backdrop for his latest performance.
The Weeknd "False Alarm" Video
In the video for "Starboy," the title track of The Weeknd's former album, the "new" Weeknd kills the "old" Weeknd and peels off into the night with his pet panther.
The Weeknd & Margot Robbie Star In SNL Promo
Ahead of this Saturday’s season premiere of Saturday Night Live, NBC has rolled out their usual promo clip in its support, and as expected it stars host Margot Robbie, musical guest The Weeknd, & SNL actor Keenan Thompson. Taking the comedic approach, watch as Margot & Keenan make fun of Abel and his new hair cut, both not believing that The Weeknd is actually who he says he is. Check it out above, and be sure to tune in on Saturday for the season premiere.
The Weeknd Feat. Daft Punk "Starboy" Video
The Weeknd Feat. Daft Punk
One week after announcing his new album STARBOY and releasing the song "Starboy," The Weeknd returns with the video for the titular lead single.
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.