Posts tagged "The Weeknd"

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’…
Brennan Carley / October 13, 2015

2015 American Music Awards Nominees: Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, and More

The nominations for the 2015 American Music Awards have just been announced, and Taylor Swift leads the pack with six nominations, followed by Ed Sheera…
Nathan Diller / October 13, 2015

The Weeknd Remixes ‘The Hills’ With Eminem and Nicki Minaj, Performs With Latter on ‘SNL’

The Weeknd commemorated his performance on Saturday Night Live last night by releasing two remixes of his latest chart-topper “The Hills” just before going on air.
Andrew Unterberger / October 11, 2015

The Weeknd Strips Down ‘The Hills’ for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge

The Weeknd dazzled BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge earlier today, performing two slightly reworked tracks from his recent album, Beauty Behind the Madness. First, the 25-year-old superstar…
James Grebey / September 30, 2015

RL Grime Warps and Screws the Weeknd’s ‘The Hills’

RL Grime just played his first real headlining show in New York City’s Central Park last week — a gig opened by SPIN’s 2014 Rapper of…
Brennan Carley / September 22, 2015

Watch Børns Cover the Weeknd’s ‘I Can’t Feel My Face’

In town to promote his forthcoming debut album, Dopamine, Børns stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge today to perform original material, plus a cover of…
Rachel Brodsky / September 20, 2015

Listen to Drake Freestyle Over the Weeknd’s ‘Tell Your Friends’

Earlier this weekend, Drake shared a new freestyle where he spits over “Tell Your Friends,” a track by his friend and fellow Torontonian, the Weeknd. Drizzy shared…
James Grebey / September 6, 2015

Titus Andronicus Share a Tortured Cover of the Weeknd’s ‘The Hills’

Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles and the Weeknd both have a lot of passion, albeit in slightly different ways. That didn’t stop Stickles from offering hi…
James Grebey / September 5, 2015

Watch Beyoncé, Modest Mouse, and the Weeknd’s Made in America Sets Without a TIDAL Subscription

Jay Z’s TIDAL music streaming service is making the livestream of Jay Z’s Made in America festival free to watch without a paid subscription. (Synergy! It…
James Grebey / September 5, 2015

Miley Cyrus, the Weeknd, and Demi Lovato Will Appear on New ‘SNL’ Season

Fresh off her gig hosting this year’s Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus has been roped into another weekend primetime slot as the host and musical…
Colin Joyce / September 1, 2015

The Weeknd Wilds Out on ‘Can’t Feel My Face,’ Gets Kanye to Dance at MTV VMAs

The Weeknd celebrated the release of his second studio LP, Beauty Behind the Madness, with a literally and figuratively fiery performance of “Can’t Feel My Face”…
Harley Brown / August 30, 2015

Review: All Hail the King of P*ssy-Pop on the Weeknd’s ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’

“I’m the nigga with the hair / Singin’ ’bout / Poppin’ pills / F–kin’ bitches / Livin’ life so trill.” So sings Abel Tesfaye, a.k.a.
Harley Brown / August 28, 2015

MTV VMAs 2015 Performers: The Weeknd, Macklemore, Demi Lovato, and More

Update: Justin Bieber will also take the VMAs stage this Sunday night to perform his new single, “What Do You Mean,” live for the first…
Brennan Carley / August 25, 2015

We Quizzed Disclosure on Their Big-Name ‘Caracal’ Collaborators

Though it’s early in the morning at the Meatpacking District’s hottest hotel, the Standard, the Disclosure brothers — Howard and Guy Lawrence, British dance’s biggest…
Brennan Carley / August 24, 2015

Watch the Weeknd Dance in the Desert in New ‘Tell Your Friends’ Video

The Weeknd just released the music video for his new track “Tell Your Friends,” a Kanye West production that’ll be found on the soulful singer’…
Brennan Carley / August 24, 2015

The Weeknd Covers Beyoncé, Performs ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’ Songs

It’s been quite the, er, weekend for the Weeknd: His new album, Beauty Behind the Madness, leaked on Friday, and the next day he slayed…
Harley Brown / August 23, 2015

The Weeknd Posts ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’ Snippets on SoundCloud

Just in time for the week(e)nd, the Weeknd tweeted a link to what he is billing as the Beauty Behind the Madness “Leak” (Official). The final…
Harley Brown / August 21, 2015

The Weeknd Announces Fall Tour

Update: The Weeknd shared the tour dates on his Facebook. Tickets go on sale starting August 28 here. Also, Banks confirmed on Twitter that’s she’s going to…
James Grebey / August 20, 2015

The Weeknd Offers Live Preview of Kanye West-Produced ‘Tell Your Friends’

The Weeknd’s new album Beauty Behind the Madness comes out next Friday, August 28, but we haven’t had much of a taste of the record…
Colin Joyce / August 19, 2015

The Weeknd’s New Album Features Lana Del Rey

UPDATE: Pitchfork claims that this track list is not the final version. SPIN has reached out to representatives of the singer for comment. UPDATE 2: Republic Records have confirmed…
Brennan Carley / August 4, 2015
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