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The Weeknd

Abel Tesfaye (born February 16, 1990), better knownbyhis stage name "The Weeknd" is a Toronto basedR&Bsinger-songwriterandrecordproducerwho beganbyuploading several self produced songs under thealias"The Weeknd" on Youtube. WithsupportfromfellowTorontomusicianDrake,he shortlyreleased threemixtapes;House of Balloons(2011),Thursday (2011), andEchoes ofSilence (2011)for freeonhis websitewhichgarneredcritical acclaim andrecognition,placing him inthe spotlight of a stylisticemergence ofadventurousandexperimentalR&B,dubbed"PBR&B".Subsequently he was signed ...read more

Abel Tesfaye (born February 16, 1990), better knownbyhis stage name "The Weeknd" is a Toronto basedR&Bsinger-songwriterandrecordproducerwho beganbyuploading several self produced songs under thealias"The Weeknd" on Youtube. WithsupportfromfellowTorontomusicianDrake,he shortlyreleased threemixtapes;House of Balloons(2011),Thursday (2011), andEchoes ofSilence (2011)for freeonhis websitewhichgarneredcritical acclaim andrecognition,placing him inthe spotlight of a stylisticemergence ofadventurousandexperimentalR&B,dubbed"PBR&B".Subsequently he was signed to Republic Records andacompilation of the mixtapes entitled "Trilogy" orthe"BalloonsTrilogy"wasreleasedfollowing hisdebutstudioalbum "Kiss Land" (2013) which was receivedwithgenerally positive reviews. Tesfayehassinceworkedwithnumeroushigh profile artistssuchasArianaGrande, Sia, DisclosureandBeyonce.Tesafaye rocketed to the mainstream by being afeatureartist on Ariana Grande's "Love Me Harder" andhas sincebecome oneofthemusicindustry'smost highprofileartists, composing for the 50 Shades of GreySoundtrackwhilst having numerous worldwidehitssuchas"Often"and"The Hills".Tesfaye's second majorlabel studioalbum "Beauty Behind the Madness" sold animpressive326,000 copies onitsdebutweek in theUnitedStatesandcharted within the top 5 globally on numerousPacificand European charts, cementing The Weekndasaglobalpopphenomenon. « hide

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LPs
After Hours
2020

3.7
597 Votes
Starboy
2016

3.1
571 Votes
Beauty Behind the Madness
2015

3.2
622 Votes
Kiss Land
09/10/2013

3
477 Votes
EPs
My Dear Melancholy,
2018

2.9
238 Votes
Compilations
The Highlights
2021

3.5
6 Votes
After Hours (Deluxe)
2020

3.8
27 Votes
Trilogy
11/13/2012

3.9
386 Votes
Echoes of Silence
2011

4
818 Votes
Thursday
2011

3.7
736 Votes
House of Balloons
2011

4
1,157 Votes

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