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Hits include: "Can't Feel My Face",
"Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)",
"The Hills", "Wicked Games",
"In The Night", "Often", "Prisoner",
"Real Life", "Shameless", "Smile",
"Losers", "Where You Belong",
"Dark Times", "Devil May Cry",
"Angel", "Wanderlust", "Live For",
"Starboy", "I Feel It Coming",
"Party Monster", "Reminder",
"Rockin'", "Die For You", "Secrets",
"Pray For Me", "Call Out My Name",
"Lost in the Fire", "Power is Power",
"Heartless", "Blinding Lights",
"In Your Eyes", "Save Your Tears",
"Over Now", "You Right", "Better Believe",
"Take My Breath", "Hurricane",
"Moth to a Flame", "One Right Now",
"Sacrifice", "Out of Time".
How to Hire THE WEEKND For Your Event!
GRAMMY AWARD winning Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally as
the Weeknd, is a Canadian singer-songwriter and record producer.
Known for his sonic versatility and dark lyricism, his music explores escapism,
romance, and melancholia, and is often inspired by personal experiences. He has
received numerous accolades, including four Grammy Awards, 20 Billboard Music
Awards, 17 Juno Awards, six American Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards,
and nominations for an Academy Award, a Latin Grammy Award, and a Primetime Emmy
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Among the world's best-selling music artists with more than 75 million records
sold, the Weeknd holds several streaming and BILLBOARD chart records. He
is the first artist to simultaneously debut on the top three on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop
Songs, while "Blinding Lights" is the longest-charting song in Billboard
Often considered as a prominent figure in contemporary popular music, the
Weeknd was listed by TIME magazine as one of the world's most influential
people in 2020. An advocate for racial equality and food security, he was
appointed a World Food Programme Goodwill Ambassador in 2021.
the Weeknd cites Michael Jackson, Prince, and
R. Kelly as his main musical
inspirations. He has attributed Jackson's music as key in spurring him to be a
singer, referencing the lyrics to "Dirty Diana" as an example. His high-flying
vocal style was influenced by Ethiopian singers such as Aster Aweke. He grew up
listening to a variety of music genres, including soul, hip hop, funk, indie
rock, and post-punk.
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the Weeknd is heavily influenced by 1980s music, and credits the video
game, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) for "opening my eyes" to the
music of that era. "I've always had an admiration for the era before I was
born", he said in an interview for BILLBOARD. "You can hear it as far back as my
first mixtape that the '80s Siouxsie and the Banshees, Cocteau Twins play
such a huge role in my sound."
the Weeknd has named
Deftones as one of his influences during the making of House of
Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence. He has also cited
Lana Del Rey, David
Bowie, the Smiths, Bad Brains, Talking Heads,
Wu-Tang Clan, and
Eminem as influences and
the Weeknd often sings in a falsetto register, exhibiting an enticing
tone. J. D. Considine finds his singing's "tremulous quality" similar to Michael
Jackson, but writes that he eschews Jackson's "strong basis in the blues" for a
more Arabic-influenced melisma. the Weeknd possesses a wide light-lyric
tenor vocal range, which spans over three octaves.
the Weeknd's discography spans R&B, pop, hip hop, dance, alternative and
new wave genres. His work is generally categorized as alternative R&B, due to
his contributions in broadening the genre's musical palette to incorporate indie
and electronic styles.
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