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The Weeknd

Artist details

The Weeknd

  • Pop
  • , Canadian contemporary r&b
  • , Canadian pop
Gender: Male
Country: Canada (CA)
Founded: 1990-02-16


Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, born 16 February 1990, known professionally as The Weeknd (pronounced the weekend), is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name "The Weeknd". He released three nine-track mixtapes throughout 2011: House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence, which were critically acclaimed. In 2012, he released a compilation album Trilogy, thirty tracks consisting of the remastered mixtapes and three additional songs.

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