The Weeknd

Sep
27
Ariana Grande and The Weeknd Perform on ‘SNL’

Ariana Grande and The Weeknd

Live from New York, it’s Ariana Grande! The pop diva kicked off the new season of “Saturday Night Live” on a high note.

She joined host Chris Pratt in a skit where fantasy characters came to life, and hit the stage to perform her top 10 hit “Break Free.”

Later in the show, she brought out The Weeknd to perform their collaboration “Love Me Harder” for the first time.

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Sep
20
The Weeknd, ScHoolboy Q, & Jhené Aiko Kick Off ‘King of the Fall’ Tour

The Weeknd

No sleep till Brooklyn. The Weeknd kicked off his “King of the Fall” tour at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Friday night. The Canadian crooner was joined by supporting acts ScHoolboy Q and Jhené Aiko on the first date of his four-city tour.

Fresh off the No. 3 debut of her album Souled Out, Aiko warmed up the stage with her soulful songs including “Lyin King,” “Spotless Mind,” and “The Pressure,” as well as material off her EP Sail Out.

TDE’s ScHoolboy Q made a “Gangsta” entrance before performing his Oxymoron singles “Man of the Year,” “Studio,” and his verse on Tinashe’s “2 On.”

He even made light of Kanye West’s recent controversy. “I’m about to get my Kanye West on and make everyone who’s even in a wheelchair get up from sitting down,” joked Q before performing “Collard Greens.”

But all eyes were on The Weeknd, who owned the night, delivering a seductive set that included “Wicked Games” and “Twenty Eight.” He also performed his cover of Beyoncé’s “Drunk in Love” and Ty Dolla $ign’s “Or Nah (Remix).”

The tour will play Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on Sept. 21, L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl on Oct. 9, and San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Oct. 10.

Watch XO touch down in the BK.

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Aug
28
Video: The Weeknd – ‘King of the Fall’

The Weeknd

XO XO XO. Hot on the heels of his “Often” video, The Weeknd touches down in T-Dot in the dark and provocative video for “King of the Fall.”

The Canadian crooner throws a house party with tons of women (of course) and even ventures outside (gasp) in the daytime with his fashionable crew. He pulls up to an underground party in his G-Class Grey Matic and witnesses plenty of girl-on-girl action.

Look for more new music from The Weeknd later this year. On September 19, he will kick off his four-city “King of the Fall” tour with ScHoolboy Q and Jhené Aiko, with stops in New York, Toronto, L.A., and San Francisco.

Watch him own the night.

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Aug
21
Video: The Weeknd – ‘Often’

The Weeknd

The Weeknd has a way with women. The Canadian crooner sets the seductive mood in the dark and mysterious video for his latest single “Often.” A revolving door of women parade in and out of his hotel room, some even making out with each other, as he sits back and watches.

On September 19, he will kick off his four-city “King of the Fall” tour with ScHoolboy Q and Jhené Aiko, with stops in New York, Toronto, L.A., and San Francisco.

Watch him go all night in the NSFW clip.

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Aug
20
New Music: Ariana Grande f/ The Weeknd – ‘Love Me Harder’

Ariana Grande and The Weeknd

In advance of Tuesday’s release of her sophomore album My Everything, Ariana Grande has teamed with MTV to preview four new songs including “Be My Baby” featuring Cashmere Cat, the Harry Styles-penned “A Little Bit of Your Heart,” Benny Blanco and Ryan Tedder-produced “Why Try,” and her duet with The Weeknd, “Love Me Harder.”

The pop superstar and Canadian crooner ooze sex on the breathy Max Martin-co-produced midtempo.

“If you really need me, you gotta, gotta, gotta, gotta, got to love me harder,” coos Ariana, while The Weeknd responds, “I’ll make it feel like the first time.”

In addition to performing alongside Nicki Minaj and Jessie J at the VMAs, Ariana will hit the stage for a solo performance of “Break Free.”

Preview a third of the album below.

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Aug
4
Ariana Grande Previews Duet with The Weeknd

Ariana Grande and The Weeknd

With 20 days to go until the release of her sophomore album My Everything, Ariana Grande has shared an iPhone-filmed snippet of “Love Me Harder,” her duet with The Weeknd. The pop princess and Canadian crooner duet on the pop/R&B number, which she released per the request of her fans.

In addition to The Weeknd, the album features appearances from Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, Childish Gambino, and Iggy Azalea.

Meanwhile, “Bang Bang” is still No. 1 on iTunes and she will perform “Break Free” at the VMAs on August 24.

Preview Ariana and Abel’s collabo below.

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Jul
20
New Music: The Weeknd – ‘King of the Fall’

King of the Fall

The Weeknd adds some seductiveness to your Sunday with “King of the Fall,” which borrows its title from his upcoming tour. The Canadian casanova sings about stealing your girl when he comes to town, and getting away with it.

“Your girl’s so bad, let me get her,” he commands. “She gon’ give it up ’cause she know I might like it.”

On September 19, he will kick off his “King of the Fall” tour with special guests Jhené Aiko and ScHoolboy Q. The four-city trek will stop in Brooklyn, Toronto, L.A., and San Francisco.

Pour up a glass of XO.

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