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The Weeknd

Biography

Blessed Abel Tesfaye, he’s a PR&B performer whose debut record, Trilogy, was gold-certified. He provides won multiple honours, including a Juno Prize for Breakthrough Musician of the entire year. He started attaining a pursuing after uploading his music to YouTube this year 2010. He continued release a a mixtape known as Home of Balloons, that was fulfilled with vital acclaim. He previously his first best twenty R&B one with “Wicked Video games” in 2012. In 2017, he started dating Selena Gomez. He previously dated Alice Ustinova and Bella Hadid. He was a highlighted vocalist on Wiz Khalifa’s melody “Keep in mind You.”

Quick Facts


Full Name The Weeknd
Date Of Birth February 16, 1990
Place Of Birth Toronto, Canada
Height 1.73 m
Profession R&B Singer
Education West Hill Collegiate Institute, Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, Starboy, I Feel It Coming, The Hills, Bergen, Norway, Switzerland, London, UK
Nationality Canadian
Parents Makkonen Tesfaye, Samra Tesfaye, Starboy, I Feel It Coming, The Hills
Awards Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video, BET Centric Award, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Hot 100 Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Song Sales Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Radio Songs Artist, Juno Award for Artist of the Year, Juno Award for Album of the Year, Juno Award for Single of the Year, Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Juno Award for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Streaming Song (Audio), Juno Award for Songwriter of the Year, People's Choice Award for Favorite R&B Artist, iHeartRadio Music Award for R&B Artist of the Year, iHeartRadio Music Award for R&B Song of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Most Buzzworthy Canadian Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Artist, MuchMusic Video Award for Video of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Pop Video, Billboard Music Award for Top Streaming Songs Artist, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Director, MuchMusic Video Award for iHeartRadio Canadian Single of the Year, Soul Train Music Award for Album of the Year, YouTube Music Award, Starboy, I Feel It Coming, The Hills, Bergen, Norway, Switzerland, London, UK
Nominations Grammy Award for Album of the Year, American Music Award for Artist of the Year, Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Academy Award for Best Original Song, Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Male, American Music Award for New Artist of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, People's Choice Award for Favorite Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Male Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects, BET Award for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Artist, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, BET Award for Best New Artist, People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist, Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media, Billboard Music Award for Top Billboard 200 Album, Polaris Music Prize, Billboard Music Chart Achievement Award, Billboard Music Award for Top Hot 100 Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Streaming Song (Video), Billboard Music Award for Top Radio Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Billboard 200 Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Selling Song, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Canadian Act, Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist, People's Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artist, Juno Fan Choice Award, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Singer, American Music Award for Song of the Year, iHeartRadio Music Award for Song of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Song, People's Choice Award for Favorite Song, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Breakout Artist, NRJ Music Award for International Male Artist of the Year, NRJ Music Award for International Breakthrough of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Song from a Movie, Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Music Video, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Love Song, MTV Video Music Award for the Best Song of the Summer, iHeartRadio Music Award for Male Artist of the Year, Starboy, I Feel It Coming, The Hills, Bergen, Norway, Switzerland, London, UK
Movies Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall, Mania, Bergen, Norway, Switzerland, London, UK
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1Boyfriend of Bella Hadid.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Strictly Come Dancing2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series writer - 4 episodes, 2015 music - 3 episodes, 2015 performer - 2 episodes, 2015
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Empire2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Saturday Night LiveTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015
Mike & MikeTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
The Voice2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Southpaw2015performer: "Wicked Games" / writer: "Wicked Games" - as Abel Tesfaye
Jimmy Kimmel Live!TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Fifty Shades of Grey2015performer: "EARNED IT FIFTY SHADES OF GREY", "WHERE YOU BELONG" / writer: "EARNED IT FIFTY SHADES OF GREY", "WHERE YOU BELONG"
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014-2015TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Waterloo Road2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Victoria's Secret Fashion Show2014TV Movie writer: "Love Me Harder" - as Abel Tesfaye
American Music Awards 20142014TV Special performer: "Love Me Harder" / writer: "Love Me Harder" - as Abel Tesfaye
Girls2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Steel River2013TV Mini-Series short performer - 1 episode
Spring Breakers2012performer: "The Zone" / writer: "The Zone" - as Abel Tesfaye

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Weeknd: Can't Feel My Face2015Short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Victoria's Secret Fashion Show2015TV MovieHimself - Performer
American Music Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself - Performer
Saturday Night Live2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
The Graham Norton Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
2015 MTV Video Music Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Weeknd: Tell Your Friends2015Video shortHimself
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself - Performer
The Weeknd: The Hills2015Video shortHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
American Music Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself - Performer
2014 MuchMusic Video Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
Late Show with David Letterman2013TV SeriesThemselves - Musical Guest
2013 MTV Video Music Awards2013TV SpecialThemselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2015TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015BET AwardBET AwardsCentric AwardFor the song "Earned It."

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015BET AwardBET AwardsBest Male R&B/Pop Artist
2015BET AwardBET AwardsCoca-Cola Viewers' Choice AwardFor the song "Earned It."
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Male VideoFor the video "Earned It."
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Collaboration· Ariana Grande
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration· Wiz Khalifa
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Artist to Watch(for the video "Wicked Games")
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Visual Effects· Drop and Abel


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#Quote
1Why can't I paint a vivid picture in my lyrics? Art is art. If you can create something that can make people feel, then you are an artist.


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