The Weeknd

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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Aug
19
Drake, Big Sean, & The Weeknd Celebrate Kylie Jenner’s Sweet 16

Drake, Scott Disick, Tyga, and Big Sean

Hip-hop’s biggest stars came out to celebrate with Kylie Jenner as she turned 16. Kim Kardashian’s little sis threw an Alice in Wonderland-themed bash at AT&T Center in downtown L.A. on Saturday night. The star-studded guest list included Drake, Big Sean, The Weeknd, Naya Rivera, Tyga, Scott Disick, and Willow and Jaden Smith.

Kanye wasn’t able to make it because he was in Oklahoma City attending his grandfather’s funeral. But he organized a surprise from Drake and Big Sean, who performed “All Me,” while Drizzy planted a kiss on the birthday girl’s cheek.

“Thank you Drake AKA @champagnepapi @bigsean for the surprise performances!! #loveyoukanye,” wrote Kylie’s mother Kris Jenner.

The whole family got together on Sunday and celebrated at a private dinner. One of Kylie’s friends sang “Hold On, We’re Going Home” at the dining table as Drake and Kanye looked on.

Check out photos and footage from the Sweet 16 festivities.

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