The Weeknd

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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Sep
2
New Music: The Weeknd – ‘Kiss Land’ [Album Stream]

Kiss Land

On Sept. 10, The Weeknd will embark on his journey to Kiss Land. The Canadian crooner follows up last year’s Trilogy with more of his signature, dark sound including a collaboration with Drake (“Live For”), plus the singles “Belong to the World” and “Love in the Sky.”

He wanted to give his fans an advance listen. “i want you to always know and understand something before you purchase. if you love it then support it. XO to all my fans,” tweeted The Weeknd, who will kick off “The Fall” tour on Sept. 6 in Vancouver.

You can now stream the album in advance per NPR.

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Aug
20
Tracklisting: The Weeknd – ‘Kiss Land’

Kiss Land

On September 10, The Weeknd will take listeners on a journey to Kiss Land with his new album. The 12 tracks include his collaboration with Drake (“Live For”), plus the Pharrell-produced remix to “Wanderlust” and his own remix to Kavinsky’s “Odd Look.”

Although he’s released several mixtapes and the Trilogy compilation last year, he considers this his first album.

The title represents his fear. “When I think about Kiss Land, I think about a terrifying place,” he told Complex. “It’s a place I’ve never been to before that I’m very unfamiliar with.”

The Canadian crooner will embark on a North American tour beginning Sept. 6 in Vancouver.

See the tracklisting below per iTunes.

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