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The Weeknd Joins Taylor Swift At Formula 1 Party

The Canadian star has signed on to the bill for the post-race party on 23 October (16) at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Swift will headline the big show...

The Weeknd Working With Daft Punk

Wendy Goldstein, executive Vice President and head of urban A&R at The Weeknd's label, Republic Records, recently revealed the collaboration news in a chat for Billboard magazine's Hitmakers Roundtable. It's not clear...

The Weeknd Makes Big Donation To Black Lives Matter Movement

The Can't Feel My Face hitmaker appears to be in a giving mood as he also recently handed over $50,000 (£38,420) to bosses at the Bikila Award organisation, who are launching a new...

The Weeknd Helps To Fund Ethiopic Studies Course

The Can't Feel My Face hitmaker was approached by bosses at the Bikila Award organisation, the group behind the new course, about making a possible donation, and he promptly opened up his cheque...

Slaves Planned New Album Like It Was A Baby

British punk duo Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman have confirmed that work on the follow-up to their Mercury Prize nominated debut album Are You Satisfied? is now complete. The pair began working on their sophomore...

Bella Hadid Thinks About The Weeknd While Modelling

The runway beauty reveals she considers the singer somewhat of a muse, as thinking about him while posing helps her achieve the looks needed to get the job done. "You have to...

Bella Hadid Loves Man Behind The Weeknd

Bella Hadid ''doesn't see'' her boyfriend as The Weeknd.The 19-year-old model has been in a relationship with the 'Can't Feel My Face' hitmaker since May 2015, and though she is ''proud'' of his music, she...

Adele And Beyoncé Lead Mtv Video Music Awards 2016 Nominations

Adele and Beyoncé will go head to head at the MTV Video Music Awards 2016.The 28-year-old singer's comeback video 'Hello' has been nominated alongside the 34-year-old star's equally amazing 'Formation' video in the top categories...

The Weeknd And Belly Cancel 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Performance Because Of Donald Trump

The Weeknd and his collaborator Belly cancelled their scheduled appearances on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ at short notice – because of the presence of Donald Trump on the show as a fellow guest.The musicians had been...

The Weeknd Ditched Jimmy Kimmel Over Donald Trump

The award-winning musicians were due to perform on Wednesday's (25May16) show at the ABC chat show host's studio in Los Angeles, according to Editors at the Hollywood Reporter. The Weeknd won two Grammy Awards earlier...

The Weeknd Apologises To Usher For Billboard Music Awards Mix-up

The Canadian singer went into Sunday's (22May15) ceremony with 19 nominations, and won winning an impressive eight trophies. Following the Las Vegas event, he took to Twitter to show his gratitude for...

Billboard Music Awards 2016: The Weeknd Wins Huge, Kesha Gets A Standing Ovation & Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute To Prince

The 2016 Billboard Music Awards took place yesterday (May 22nd 2016) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, with Canadian singer The Weeknd taking home no less than eight gongs for his work over the...

The Weeknd And Adele Win Big At Billboard Music Awards

The Weeknd, who received 19 nominations, started the celebrations early by claiming the first trophy of the night, for Top Hot 100 Artist, which he dedicated to his late idol, Prince. He...

The Weeknd Honours Prince At Billboard Music Awards

The R&B hitmaker headed into the Las Vegas prizegiving with 19 nominations in 16 categories, and he started the celebrations early by claiming the first trophy of the night, for Top Hot 100...

Drake And Alessia Cara Lead Iheartradio Much Music Video Awards Nominations

The rapper's Hotline Bling will face-off against the teen singer's Here in the Video of the Year category, which also includes Belly and The Weeknd's Might Not, Grimes' Fresh Without Blood, and...

Bella Hadid Would Like To Try Acting

The 19-year-old model made a fleeting trip to Australia to open the Misha Collection resort 2016 presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney on Monday (16May16). Following the runway show, in which she wore two...

'Nude Selfies Until I Die!' Kim Kardashian Accepts Webby Award

The 35-year-old reality star picked up the first-ever Break the Internet gong at the Webby Awards in New York on Monday night (16May16). Mother-of-two Kim looked stunning in a black Vivienne Westwood dress as she...

Justin Timberlake: 'Working On Trolls Soundtrack Inspired New Album'

The pop superstar voices one of the lead characters in the family film, alongside Anna Kendrick and Jeffrey Tambor, and he pulled double duty by also serving as the executive producer of the...

Bella Hadid: 'I Like Seeing The Weeknd Happy And Fulfilled'

The Can't Feel My Face singer and started dating the model last year (15) and appeared in his In the Night music video. While some couples may not want to mix their careers...

The Weeknd A Double Winner At Canadian Radio Music Awards

The Weeknd picked up Song of the Year honours for Can't Feel My Face and the Fans Choice Award, while Cara took home the award for Best New Artist. Other winners included...

Justin Bieber Snubs Fans After Object's Thrown Into His Car

The 22-year-old singer pulled over his vehicle in New York with the window wound down to talk to a group of waiting Beliebers who wanted a selfie with the star. However, in a video posted...

The Weeknd: 'Mj Is Like A Dad To Me'

The 26-year-old singer has made his admiration and respect for the late king of pop no secret, and from listening to his music it's clear The Weeknd was inspired by him. His second studio album,...

Desiigner Ends America's Longest Run Without A Homegrown Number One

After over 40 weeks of chart-toppers from foreigners like Canadians The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, and Drake and Brits Zayn Malik and Adele, Desiigner's Panda makes it to the top of the Billboard Hot...

Kobe Bryant Given Star-studded Send Off At Final Game

The American sporting legend played his final game for The Los Angeles Lakers at the city's Staples Center.Hundreds of avid fans of the 37-year-old player flooded into the venue to support him as he wore...

Adele's '25' Sells More Than The Next Four Best-selling Worldwide Albums Put Together In 2015

Confirming what we essentially already knew, Adele’s global domination is total, with the news that her latest album 25 outsold the rest of the top five bestsellers around the world put together in 2015.The International...

Bella Hadid Apologises To Mum Over Topless Photo

The brunette model is pictured in a tiny black thong, and a beaded choker attached to a waist chain, with just one arm covering her chest - and her modesty. The 19-year-old sister of model...

The Weeknd Leads Billboard Music Award Nominations

The Canadian singer lands mentions in categories including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album and Top R&B Album for Beauty Behind the Madness. He...

The Weeknd Dominates Juno Awards

The R&B star picked up the top prizes for Single of the Year for Can't Feel My Face and Album of the Year for Beauty Behind the Madness at the live ceremony at...

The Weekend Wins Trio Of Trophies As He Rehearses For The Juno Awards

The Hills singer was a triple threat at the 2016 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards in Calgary on Saturday night (02Apr16), claiming early prizes for Artist and Songwriter of the Year and R&B/soul...

The Weeknd Pulls Out Of Rihanna Tour

The R&B star, real name Abel Tesfaye, was due to perform with the Work singer on the European leg of her tour, but has now forfeited his slot citing "changes with upcoming projects"....

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