The Weeknd

Nov
12
New Music: The Weeknd – ‘Devil May Cry’

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In less than two weeks, one of fall’s biggest films, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, will hit theaters. The sci-fi flick also features a blockbuster soundtrack, with contributions from Christina Aguilera, Lorde, Coldplay, Santigold, and The Weeknd.

In addition to appearing on Sia’s “Elastic Heart,” the Toronto crooner makes his own epic contribution with “Devil May Cry,” produced by Rick Rubin.

“I wanted to go for an uplifting and conquering yet melancholy mood,” The Weeknd told iTunes in a Twitter Q&A. “Rick rubin helped me bring it to life.”

The soundtrack arrives on Nov. 19, but you can now stream it in its entirety on iTunes.

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Nov
5
M.I.A. Talks Super Bowl, Versace Collaboration, & The Weeknd on Hot 97

M.I.A.

To kick off her album release week, M.I.A. stopped by Hot 97 for a sit-down interview with Peter Rosenberg, Cipha Sounds, and Laura Stylez. The controversial singer, who is currently embroiled in a legal battle with the NFL, opened up about the Super Bowl controversy.

She even met the man who was in charge of censoring her performance and they struck up a friendship. “It was a battle of the fingers,” she said.

Her bootleg-inspired collaboration with Versus Versace is now in stores. But she admitted that the pricey collection can be had for less on the streets. “Some of the bootleg stuff is actually better than the real Versace,” she said.

She samples The Weeknd on “Exodus” and “Sexodus” off Matangi. “I feel like The Weeknd probably is gonna inspire a whole generation of babies being born,” she said of the Canadian crooner. “In 18 years we’ll find out there was a little peak in the population, then I’d put that down to The Weeknd.”

Plus, hear her break down the lyrics to “Paper Planes.”

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Nov
4
The Weeknd to Tour with Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake and The Weeknd

The Weeknd is joining “The 20/20 Experience.” Following his own headlining tour, the Canadian crooner will head out on the road with Justin Timberlake.

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Oct
31
The Weeknd Performs ‘Pretty’ on ‘Fallon’

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On the eve of Halloween, The Weeknd brought some thrills to “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” With the lights dimmed low, the Canadian crooner set the seductive mood by performing “Pretty” off his chart-topping album Kiss Land.

He will join Drake on the European leg of his “Would You Like a Tour?” which kicks off on Feb. 19 in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Oct
29
Drake Announces European Tour Dates with The Weeknd

Drake Tour

Drake is taking the show overseas. Following his North American concerts, the Canadian rapper will bring his “Would You Like a Tour?” to Europe next year.

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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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