The Weeknd

Oct
15
Video: French Montana f/ The Weeknd – ‘Gifted’

French Montana

After months of waiting, French Montana finally rolls out the video for his Excuse My French single “Gifted” featuring The Weeknd. The Canadian crooner holds court with some sexy ladies, while French holds a couple of tiger cubs in the Eif Rivera-directed clip, which was shot in April.

Go behind the velvet rope of their dark and mysterious underworld.

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Oct
10
The Weeknd Performs ‘Pretty’ on ‘Letterman’

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Fresh off his two sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall, The Weeknd tore the roof off the Ed Sullivan Theater with his hypnotizing performance on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Wearing a Knicks jersey and Jordans, the Canadian crooner performed “Pretty” off his album Kiss Land, which debuted at No. 2 last month.

His “Fall” tour continues to Boston, Chicago, and Detroit before wrapping with three shows in his hometown of Toronto on Oct. 17-20.

Dim the lights and watch The Weeknd’s seductive set.

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Sep
30
New Music: Sia f/ The Weeknd & Diplo – ‘Elastic Heart’

Elastic Heart

One of the biggest blockbusters of the fall is getting an equally star-studded soundtrack. The Weeknd joins singer-songwriter Sia on “Elastic Heart,” one of the cuts off the soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, available Nov. 19.

“And I know that I can survive/ I’d walk through fire to save my life,” croons the Kiss Land singer over the Diplo production.

The Weeknd also contributes his own song, “Devil May Cry,” joining an all-star lineup of Christina Aguilera, Santigold, Lorde, and Coldplay.

Listen to their powerful collaboration below.

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Sep
20
Video: The Weeknd – ‘Pretty’

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Hot on the heels of his No. 2 debut, The Weeknd drops the dark and deadly video for “Pretty,” the latest release from Kiss Land. The Canadian crooner plays a cold-blooded killer who seeks revenge in the Sam Pilling-directed clip, which features nudity and violence.

He touches down in Toronto and makes his way from the airport to his girlfriend’s place in a chauffeured car. When he discovers her in bed with another man, he ends up killing them both.

Watch the tragic end to his love story.

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Sep
18
The Weeknd’s ‘Kiss Land’ Debuts at No. 2

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R&B and country battled it out on the Billboard charts this week. The Weeknd and Keith Urban faced off, but the Canadian crooner was narrowly edged out of the top spot.

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Sep
13
The Weeknd Performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

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The Weeknd turned up the heat in Hollywood while making his U.S. television debut on Thursday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

Following the release of Kiss Land on Tuesday, the Toronto singer hit the outdoor stage to perform a mini concert for fans including his Kiss Land cut “Pretty.”

The album is on track to sell 90-95,000 copies in its first week.

Meanwhile, The Weeknd continues to sell out shows across the country on “The Fall” tour, which wraps Oct. 20 in Toronto.

Check out his seductive set below.

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Sep
11
Video: The Weeknd f/ Drake – ‘Live For’

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OVO and XO reunite in the video for “Live For.” With his album Kiss Land in stores, The Weeknd rolls out the dark visuals for his collaboration with Drake.

Earlier this month, the Canadian crooner launched “The Fall” tour and is expected to sell 90-100,000 copies of his album.

Watch the Canadian stars come together in the mysterious clip.

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