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The Weeknd Notches Fifth Diamond Certified single with “Earned It,” Releases “Die For You” Live Video

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The RIAA has awarded The Weeknd’s smash “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” Diamond Certification. After generational classics like “The Hills,” “Starboy” [with. Daft Punk], “Blinding Lights,” and “Can’t Feel My Face,” this is his fifth Diamond single. He also joins a select group of artists, becoming only the fourth to receive five or more […]

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” Bounces Ed Sheeran Out of Most-Streamed Song Position on Spotify


The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” is continuing to break records. The single is officially the most streaming song of all time on Spotify. The achievement surpasses “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran. Visit for more information The record was broken just ahead of New Year’s Eve, with The Weeknd hitting the timeline to celebrate with […]

The Weeknd Holds Highly-Anticipated Makeup Show In LA

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The Weeknd “returned to the scene of the crime” on Saturday, performing to a sold-out crowd at Los Angeles’s SoFi Stadium for what was a highly-anticipated makeup concert following his abruptly ended concert in September. Visit for more information The Weeknd enthusiastically told the audience that “we’re back at the scene of the crime, […]

The Weeknd Cuts LA Tour Stop Short After He Loses His Voice on Stage

The Weeknd Releases "Sacrifices" Video from New Album 'Dawn FM'

The Weeknd was all ready to go for his Los Angeles show, but his voice was not. The Toronto legend had to cut his After Hours Til Dawn Tour stop at SoFi Stadium short after his voice went out on him. Visit for more information “I personally want to apologize to you guys,” The […]

Tory Lanez Says Drake and The Weeknd Have Ghosted Him on Features for Years

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Tory Lanez is currently working on a run of projects, citing that he has about five tucked away. On those projects, there will likely be features, just don’t expect to hear Drake or The Weeknd. Visit for more information Tory Lanez hit social media and revealed that his fellow Toronto artists will not return […]

Fire at The Weeknd’s Las Vegas Tour Stop Destroys Vehicle Carrying Merch

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The Weeknd hit Las Vegas for his After Hours Tour, and after the show, a large fire occurred outside Allegiant Stadium, where the show was held. According to Fox News, the fire was quickly contained shortly after 11 p.m. Visit for more information Variety added the object on fire was a vehicle containing merchandise […]

Haunted House Inspired by The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ Album Headed to Universal Studios in Orlando and Hollywood

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The Weeknd is collaborating for the first time ever with Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights to create brand-new, horrifying haunted houses based on his critically acclaimed After Hours album. Visitors can experience The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare starting on September 2 at Universal Orlando Resort and on September 8 at Universal Studios Hollywood. Visit […]

32-Year-Old Man Falls to His Death at The Weeknd’s Philly Tour Stop

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A 32-year-old man fell to his death at Lincoln Financial Field, the host site for The Weeknd’s Philadelphia tour stop. According to CBS 3 Philly, the man was sitting on an escalator rail and fell 40 feet just before 11 p.m. Visit for more information The man was transported to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital […]

Elgin is Giving The Weeknd a Run for his Money


We came across Elgin while searching through indie artists over at This Is 50. They described him as a blend of Daft Punk and The Weeknd. A blend of the old and the new. They hit the nail on the head. Visit for more information His new song “Broken Hearted” is an immediate earworm. […]

ICYMI: Doja Cat Cancels Summer Tour Due To Upcoming Surgery

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Doja Cat needs surgery on her tonsils. The “Get Into It (Yuh)” singer took to Twitter to say a doctor had to cut into her left tonsil because she had an abscess in it. Visit for more information In a follow-up post, she said her tonsils got infected before the Billboard Music Awards earlier […]

Doja Cat Cancels Summer Tour Due To Upcoming Surgery

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Doja Cat needs surgery on her tonsils. The “Get Into It (Yuh)” singer took to Twitter to say a doctor had to cut into her left tonsil because she had an abscess in it. Visit for more information In a follow-up post, she said her tonsils got infected before the Billboard Music Awards earlier […]

The Weeknd’s ‘Dawn FM’ Returns To No. 1 On Album Sales Chart

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The Weeknd’s Dawn FM is returning to No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart. Visit for more information It’s the album’s second nonconsecutive week atop the chart after it reached the milestone on February 12th following the release of its CD version. Dawn FM also spent its first week at No. 1 on […]

The Weeknd and Universal Music Group Announce Expansion of Joint Global Partnership

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The Weeknd, a global music phenomenon, has signed a broad, long-term relationship with Universal Music Group (UMG). The deal cements The Weeknd’s partnership with UMG’s Republic Records, his label home and partner since 2012, and will continue to be his label partner for future music releases. Visit for more information Following the expiration of […]

Photo Recap: Doja Cat Makes Stunning Coachella Debut to Close Out Weekend 1


Doja Cat, an 11-time Grammy nominee, multi-platinum musician, and this year’s most nominated female artist, performed on the main stage at Coachella, one of the world’s most anticipated music and arts festivals, on Sunday night. One of the weekend’s final but not least acts elevated the desert atmosphere and Planet HER experience to new heights. […]

The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia Named as Coachella Replacements for Kanye West

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Kanye West was scheduled to perform at Coachella starting next weekend. After he pulled out, The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia will now headline the Sunday sets. Visit for more information On Thursday, announcers revealed the two acts. According to Page Six, The Weeknd demanded to be paid the same that West was. Reports […]

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” And “Starboy” Certified Diamond By RIAA

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The Weekend released the music video for “Out Of Time,” the latest single from his critically acclaimed album DAWN FM. The video was directed by Cliqua and featured appearances from Jim Carrey, who is also on the song, and South Korean model and actress HoYeon Jung. The Weeknd also saw his previous singles “Blinding Lights” and “Starboy” become certified by the RIAA. […]

The Weeknd To Drop ‘the Dawn FM Experience’ Special on Amazon Prime Video

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The Weeknd’s Dawn FM experience isn’t over. The hype behind the Canadian artist’s fifth studio album is still here, and it just moved to the television screen. Visit for more information Abel took it to Twitter to announce that the Dawn FM Experience will show on Amazon Prime. In a tweet, the Weeknd said, […]