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The Weeknd

Abel Tesfaye (born February 16, 1990), better known byhis stage name "The Weeknd" is a Toronto based R&Bsinger-songwriterandrecordproducerwho began byuploading several self produced songs under the alias"The Weeknd" on Youtube. With support fromfellowTorontomusicianDrake,he shortly released threemixtapes;House of Balloons(2011), Thursday (2011), andEchoes of Silence (2011)for free onhis websitewhichgarneredcritical acclaim and recognition,placing him inthe spotlight of a stylistic emergence of adventurousandexperimentalR&B, dubbed"PBR&B". ...read more

Abel Tesfaye (born February 16, 1990), better known byhis stage name "The Weeknd" is a Toronto based R&Bsinger-songwriterandrecordproducerwho began byuploading several self produced songs under the alias"The Weeknd" on Youtube. With support fromfellowTorontomusicianDrake,he shortly released threemixtapes;House of Balloons(2011), Thursday (2011), andEchoes of Silence (2011)for free onhis websitewhichgarneredcritical acclaim and recognition,placing him inthe spotlight of a stylistic emergence of adventurousandexperimentalR&B, dubbed"PBR&B".

Subsequently he was signed to Republic Records and acompilation of the mixtapes entitled "Trilogy" or the"Balloons Trilogy"wasreleasedfollowing hisdebut studioalbum "Kiss Land" (2013) which was received withgenerally positive reviews. Tesfaye has sinceworkedwithnumeroushigh profile artistssuch asArianaGrande, Sia, Disclosure andBeyonce.

Tesafaye rocketed to the mainstream by being a featureartist on Ariana Grande's "Love Me Harder" and has sincebecome one ofthemusicindustry'smost high profileartists, composing for the 50 Shades of Grey Soundtrackwhilst having numerous worldwide hits suchas"Often"and"The Hills".Tesfaye's second major label studioalbum "Beauty Behind the Madness" sold an impressive326,000 copies on itsdebutweek in theUnited Statesandcharted within the top 5 globally on numerous Pacificand European charts, cementing The Weeknd as aglobalpopphenomenon.

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LPs
Starboy
2016

3.3
184 Votes
Beauty Behind the Madness
2015

3.2
371 Votes
Kiss Land
09/10/2013

3
331 Votes
EPs
The Hills Remixes
2015

1.9
15 Votes
The Noise EP
2011

1.7
12 Votes
Compilations
Trilogy
11/13/2012

3.9
265 Votes
Echoes of Silence
2011

4
696 Votes
Thursday
2011

3.7
618 Votes
House of Balloons
2011

4
978 Votes

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