Posts tagged "The Weeknd"

Oscar 2016 Best Original Song Nominees: Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, the Weeknd, and More

The Academy Award nominations for this year's Best Original Song have just been announced, and they include recent Golden Globe winner "Writing's On the Wall"
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2016

Hear the Weeknd’s New Collaboration With Future, ‘Low Life’

Update: Abel's also remixed Jeremih's Late Nights: The Album track "Pass Dat" as well. That's just below. The Weeknd and Future are two of…
Brennan Carley / December 25, 2015

The 25 Best Dance Remixes of 2015

This year, remixes ruled. DJ Snake slung AlunaGeorge's "You Know You Like It" to the top of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart by subbing treble for subtle…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

The Weeknd Ends 2015 With a Woozy Bang in Belly’s ‘Might Not’ Video

The Weeknd's already crossed over and conquered the pop chart this year — "The Hills" and "Can't Feel My Face" will forever be etched into…
Brennan Carley / December 18, 2015

Tove Lo Turned the Weeknd’s ‘Real Life’ Into a Slick Dance Jam

Both Swedish pop star Tove Lo and moody crooner the Weeknd played Z100's Jingle Ball this past weekend, and now the former has paid tribute…
Brennan Carley / December 16, 2015

New York’s Jingle Ball 2015: A Power Ranking

Last night marked the biggest, most artist-jammed iteration of radio conglomerate iHeart's annual Jingle Ball circuit, a cross-country "greatest hits of the year" tour that…
Brennan Carley / December 12, 2015

Academy Award Best Original Song Shortlist: Ellie Goulding, the Weeknd, Eminem, and More

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group behind the Oscars, have revealed the 74 songs that are eligible to be nominated for…
James Grebey / December 11, 2015

The Weeknd Performs ‘Prisoner’ With Lana Del Rey in Los Angeles

The Weeknd was in Los Angeles last night, so naturally he called up L.A. icon and Honeymoon singer Lana Del Rey to join him onstage. The…
James Grebey / December 10, 2015

The Weeknd Is Being Sued Over ‘The Hills’ Sampling

Beauty Behind the Madness crooner the Weeknd has been hit with a copyright lawsuit that alleges that he illegally sampled the 2013 film The Machine for his…
James Grebey / December 9, 2015

The Weeknd Unveils Blood-Spattered New ‘In the Night’ Video

It's not terribly easy to figure out the plot of the BRTHR-directed new clip for the Weeknd's most craven MJ homage yet, "In the Night,"
Dan Weiss / December 8, 2015

The 101 Best Songs of 2015

The Hills were alive with the sound of music in 2015, a period dominated by pop monoliths — the year started with Mark Ronson and…
SPIN Staff / November 30, 2015

American Music Awards 2015 Winners: Nicki Minaj, the Weeknd, One Direction, and More

Well, the 2015 American Music Awards are behind us, and a handful of big names came away with trophies: Nicki Minaj cleaned up this year…
Rachel Brodsky / November 22, 2015

The Weeknd’s ‘Hills’ Catch Fire at the American Music Awards

The Weeknd took the stage at Sunday night's American Music Awards, where he performed his towering The Beauty Behind the Madness single "The Hills." Surrounded by…
Rachel Brodsky / November 22, 2015

Hangout Music Festival 2016 Lineup: The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Ellie Goulding, and More

Hangout Music Festival — the Gulf Shores, Alabama event that'll take place May 20 through 22 of next year — has just announced a lineup…
Brennan Carley / November 17, 2015

The Weeknd Welcomed Ed Sheeran Onstage for ‘Dark Times’ in Toronto

During last night's Beauty Behind the Madness tour stop in Toronto — his second date of the tour and only the second date of the cross-country…
Brennan Carley / November 6, 2015

You Can Now Buy a Custom Weeknd Vape That Plays ‘The Hills’ When You Turn it On

Vaping, a super cool activity that cool people do, just got even cooler, thanks to the Weeknd. The "Can't Feel My Face" crooner partnered with…
James Grebey / November 4, 2015

Lil B Fires Shots at the Weeknd on New Track, ‘4 Tha Record’

Lil B does not like the Weeknd, for the record. He said as much in his new track, "4 Tha Record," from his upcoming record…
James Grebey / November 2, 2015

The Weeknd Pleads No Contest to Punching a Police Officer

Last January, Abel Tesfaye — a.k.a. the Weeknd — was arrested for allegedly punching a police officer "in the side of the head with a…
Rachel Brodsky / October 23, 2015

Kanye West Just Dropped Two New Songs on Soundcloud

Kanye West's just released two new songs on Soundcloud, the first a rework of his 2008 808s and Heartbreak single "Say You Will" with experimental…
Brennan Carley / October 19, 2015

Austin City Limits Weekend Two: Which of This Year’s Acts Could Headline in Five Years?

This weekend's Austin City Limits – the second iteration, a week after its first — marked the end of the major festival season. Sure, there's…
Brennan Carley / October 13, 2015
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