The Weeknd

For Better or Worse, Lana Del Rey and the Weeknd’s “Lust for Life” Is a Lana Del Rey Song

Early word of Lana Del Rey's new single "Lust for Life" made it sound like a future pop smash: a duet with chart darling the Weeknd (a.k.a. Abel…
Anna Gaca / April 19, 2017

Lana Del Rey – “Lust for Life” ft. The Weeknd

Lana Del Rey has released the title track from her upcoming album Lust for Life. The song aired today on Mistajam’s BBC Radio 1 show…
Geena Kloeppel / April 19, 2017

We Researched Some Rumors About Lana Del Rey’s New Album

This week, Lana Del Rey announced her new album Lust for Life and shared a cryptic, imagery-filled trailer video. Many of those symbols and references likely won't make…
Anna Gaca / March 31, 2017

Video: The Weeknd – “I Feel It Coming” ft. Daft Punk

The Weeknd's newest video is for "I Feel It Coming," his second of two collaborations with Daft Punk from November's Starboy. The clip, directed by Warren Fu…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 10, 2017

New Music: Stream Future’s HNDRXX, His Second Album Released in a Week

Just a week after the release of his self-titled album, Future is back with another 17-track album, HNDRXX. Unlike FUTURE, the new album has guest…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 24, 2017

Video: The Weeknd’s “Reminder” Video Features Drake, YG, and Plenty of Cameos

Today is the Weeknd's 27th birthday, so the charitable Canadian has decided to drop the video for "Reminder," a smooth cut from the overstuffed Starboy. The Kid Studio-directed…
Brian Josephs / February 16, 2017

The Weeknd Has Now Maybe Dissed Justin Bieber Over Selena Gomez

It looks like we're in for a good beef between the Weeknd and Justin Bieber. The former is featured on Toronto artist Nav's new song "Some Way,"
Brian Josephs / February 15, 2017

Grammys 2017: Watch The Weeknd and Daft Punk Perform “I Feel It Coming”

Capping a whirlwind 2016, the Weeknd performed "I Feel It Coming" and "Starboy with Daft Punk at tonight's Grammy Awards. Following Daft Punk's Album of the Year…
Rob Arcand / February 12, 2017

Extremely Real Celeb Insider: The Weeknd and Selena Gomez “Laugh and Like Each Other’s Personalities”

The last we heard from The Weeknd and Selena Gomez, they were kissing each other next to a dumpster outside a fancy restaurant in Los…
Jordan Sargent / January 26, 2017

Lollapalooza Festival Expands to Paris, Adds Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Weeknd to Headline

Before Lollapalooza announces the lineup for its Chicago festival, the organizers have revealed the slate of performers for its inaugural Paris edition. The festival—which takes place…
Brian Josephs / January 17, 2017

A Good Song Makes the Weeknd Literally Horny

Today, GQ dropped a new profile of the Weeknd, aka Abel Tesfaye and reigning "Emily Dickinson of post–R. Kelly deviant-sex R&B singers" according to the mag. The profile…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 12, 2017

Video: The Weeknd – “Party Monster”

Drive, the Wachowskis's movie of Speed Racer, and the video for Prodigy's "Smack My Bitch Up" video are just some of the visual reference points for the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 12, 2017

The Weeknd and Selena Gomez Would Like to Inform You That They Are Kissing

Why is it news that Selena Gomez and The Weeknd are kissing each other on the face? Because they want it to be. As TMZ…
Jordan Sargent / January 11, 2017

The Weeknd’s “Starboy” Reaches Top of Charts, Giving Daft Punk Their First #1 Hit

Today, Billboard revealed that Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles"—SPIN's Song of the Year—is no longer the No. 1 song in the country after reigning for six weeks. The Weeknd's…
Brian Josephs / December 27, 2016

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016
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