The Weeknd

Review: The Weeknd’s Starboy Offers the Same Old Lechery Between Great Pop Singles

The Weeknd’s new album extends to you a simple deal. You can, with ease, accept two handfuls of the finest pop songs that the great, whirring…
Jordan Sargent / November 29, 2016

Watch the Weeknd Perform “Starboy” on Ellen

In just a few years, the Weeknd has gone from mysterious Lothario to a featured Starboy on Ellen. "He's been compared to everyone from Michael Jackson to Prince,"
Brian Josephs / November 28, 2016

Video: The Weeknd – MANIA

After dropping the teaser a few days back, the Weeknd has released his short film MANIA. The 12-minute feature is soundtracked by a medley of tracks…
Brian Josephs / November 23, 2016

Watch All the Highlights from the 2016 American Music Awards: Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, the Weeknd, Justin Bieber, and More

The American Music Awards boasted an especially star-studded lineup this year. Hosted by Gigi Haddid and Jay Pharaoh, last night's ceremony rewarded Ariana Grande as Artist…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 21, 2016

New Music: The Weeknd – “I Feel It Coming” ft. Daft Punk, “Party Monster” ft. Lana Del Rey

Last night, as promised, The Weeknd released two new songs towards his upcoming album, Starboy. His previously-released title track of the LP is a collaboration with…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 18, 2016

The Weeknd Used a Star Dome to Perform “Starboy” at EMAs

The Weeknd's "Starboy" video notably got nominated for Best Music Video at the MTV European Music Awards before it even came out. So, it makes sense that the…
Brian Josephs / November 7, 2016

Yes, the Weeknd Named His Album Starboy in Homage to David Bowie

The Weeknd is dropping his new album Starboy on November 25, which means he'll be spending the next few weeks answering a lot of questions. One…
Brian Josephs / November 3, 2016

The Best Music We Saw in New Orleans During Voodoo Weekend

According to a tour guide I walked past in the French Quarter of New Orleans on Thursday, the narrow streets and magisterial mansions of the…
Andy Cush / November 1, 2016

Video: The Weeknd – “False Alarm”

As promised, the Weeknd dropped the video for his second Starboy single "False Alarm." The Ilya Naishuller-directed piece of cinema follows a gang of heavily armed criminals through a…
Brian Josephs / October 13, 2016

Watch the Weeknd and Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live returned for its 42nd season last night, with host Margot Robbie and musical guest the Weeknd. The Weeknd—who had canceled, rescheduled, and ultimately…
Anna Gaca / October 2, 2016

The Weeknd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LL Cool J Are Now UFC Investors

The Weeknd is not only a Starboy—he's a UFC investor, too. Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG convinced a group of celebrities to invest at least $250,000 to help finance its…
Brian Josephs / September 30, 2016

The Weeknd Weekend Kicks Off With “False Alarm”

Like every musical guest, the Weeknd is obligated to do two songs during his Saturday Night Live gig this Saturday. "Starboy" is probably going to be on the setlist.
Brian Josephs / September 30, 2016

The Weeknd Plays a Destructive “Starboy” in New Video

The Weeknd's Daft Punk-assisted "Starboy" dropped with little warning last week. Now, Hump Day has brought a music video for the single, which is the title track from…
Brian Josephs / September 28, 2016

J. Cole Replaces the Weeknd as Meadows Music and Arts Festival Headliner

Update: The Weeknd revealed that he’s still performing at the Meadows Festival, but at an earlier time slot. The festival's twitter account originally announced that he would "no…
Brian Josephs / September 22, 2016

The Weeknd Releases “Starboy” Single Featuring Daft Punk

Hours after unveiling the art and title of his forthcoming album Starboy, the Weeknd dropped a track by the same name as its first single. The singer also managed to pull…
Brian Josephs / September 22, 2016
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