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Spotify Teams Up With Tinder To Reveal The Dating App's Top Anthems

The Weeknd's tracks 'Blinding Lights' and 'Save Your Tears' have been named Top Tinder Anthems by Spotify.The streaming giant has teamed up with dating app to show how music can improve singletons' chances of bagging...

The Weeknd Wants Meduza Collaboration

The Weeknd is set to work with Meduza.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker - who performed the Super Bowl LV Half Time Show on Sunday (07.02.21) - has contacted the production trio about collaborating on his next...

The Weeknd Rocked A Givenchy Suit Jacket Dripping In Crystals For The Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Weeknd's custom Givenchy red suit jacket he wore for the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show took 250 hours to complete.The 'I Feel It Coming' hitmaker - who spent $7 million of his own...

The Weeknd Honoured With His Own Day In Toronto Ahead Of Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Weeknd was honoured with his own day ahead of his epic Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show set.The 30-year-old Canadian star's home city of Toronto named February 7 'The Weeknd Day’, before his show-stopping...

Grimes Nears Completion On New Album

Grimes has teased she's close to finishing her new album.When asked about her follow-up to last year’s 'Miss Anthropocene' during a YouTube Q&A with her fans, she revealed she's in the process of completing the...

The Weeknd To Release Greatest Hits Album The Highlights

The Weeknd has announced a greatest hits album called 'The Highlights'.The 'Starboy' hitmaker has listed the career-spanning collection on his official website with a release date of February 5.The 18-track CD - which includes his...

Miley Cyrus Announces Super Bowl Show

Miley Cyrus will perform for healthcare workers at a special Super Bowl pre-game concert.The 'Malibu' hitmaker has joined the line-up for the TikTok Tailgate event, which will take place before the NFL showpiece game on...

The Weeknd Teases Politically-charged New Album

The Weeknd has been "more inspired and creative" than ever this year.The 30-year-old singer - whose real name is Abel Tesfaye - admitted the follow-up record to this year's 'After Hours' is likely to be...

From Wap To Say So: 10 Pop Songs That Made Our Year

While we've been forced to party in the comfort of our own living rooms over the course of 2020, that doesn't mean we haven't had fun. The pop world has continued to push out hit...

Rosalia Gives Album Update: 'I'm Closing The Cycle Of These Recordings'

Rosalía is close to finishing her third studio album.The Spanish pop star has revealed that she is "closing the cycles of these recordings" in an update on the progress of her follow-up to 2018's critically-acclaimed...

Dionne Warwick To Release Duet With Chance The Rapper And The Weeknd

Dionne Warwick is set to release a duet with Chance the Rapper and The Weeknd.The 80-year-old music legend - who is dubbed the Queen of Twitter - jokingly trolled the pair on the micro-blogging site...

Roddy Ricch Claims Apple Music's Top Global Album Of The Year

Roddy Ricch’s ‘Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial’ has been named the Top Global Album of 2020 by Apple Music.The rapper-of-the-moment's debut record leads the streaming service’s Top 25 Albums of the Year list.Standout track...

Bad Bunny Named Most-streamed Artist Globally In Spotify's Wrapped 2020 List

Bad Bunny and The Weeknd are among the Most-Streamed Artists of 2020.Streaming giant Spotify has unveiled its annual Wrapped list for the year, and the 26-year-old Puerto Rican rapper came out on top, with more...

Here's Why Music Fans Are Salty About This Year's Grammy Nominations

The nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards are finally here, but it's left a lot of people scratching their heads in bewilderment. Not only are there a number of names on there that have...

Harry Styles Named Variety's Hitmaker Of The Year

Harry Styles has been named Variety's Hitmaker of the Year.The 'Golden' singer has been recognised by the prestigious publication in their fourth annual list of honourees for their Hitmakers issue for having two of the...

The Weeknd And Maulma Hint At Collaboration

The Weeknd and Maluma appear to have teased a collaboration.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker and the Colombian singer both shared a promo picture of the pair on Twitter, leading fans to speculate that they have a...

Ariana Grande Drops Positions

Ariana Grande has released her new album 'positions'.The pop megastar has dropped her sixth record, featuring collaborations with The Weeknd, Doja Cat and Ty Dolla $ign.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker features on the track ‘Off The...

The Weeknd And Roddy Ricch Lead Amas Nominations

The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch lead the American Music Awards 2020 nominations with eight each.The pair will compete for the prestigious Artist of the Year award, alongside Justin Bieber, Post Malone and Taylor Swift, while...

Ariana Grande Announces The Weeknd Collaboration On New Album

Ariana Grande will team up with The Weeknd on her upcoming album, ‘Positions’.The 27-year-old singer is set to release her sixth studio album next Friday (30.10.20), and over the weekend, she revealed the full tracklist...

Selena Gomez Felt Pressure To 'Shown Some Skin'

Selena Gomez felt under pressure to ''show some skin'' earlier in her career.The 28-year-old singer was encouraged to adopt an adult appearance in her music videos after rising to fame as a Disney child star,...

Miley Cyrus Blasts Mtv Vma Production Team For 'Sexist Comments'

Miley Cyrus claims members of the MTV Video Music Awards production team made sexist comments before her performance.The 'Midnight Sky' hitmaker has opened up about her experience singing her new track at the ceremony last...

Selena Gomez: My Exes Think I'm 'Crazy'

Selena Gomez's exes all think she's ''crazy''.The 'Heart Wants What It Wants' hitmaker - who has previously dated the likes of Justin Bieber and The Weeknd - joked that all of her former flames think...

The Weeknd Calls For Justice For Jacob Blake And Breonna Taylor At Vmas

The Weeknd used his acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards 2020 to call for justice for Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker won two awards on the Sunday night (30.08.20) for...

Lady Gaga Leads Mtv Video Music Awards 2020 With Five Gongs

Lady Gaga urged people to wear face masks as she won five gongs at the first ever socially distant MTV Video Music Awards 2020.The 34-year-old singer won big at the ceremony on Sunday evening (30.08.20),...

Lady Gaga Wins Big At Mtv Video Music Awards 2020

Lady Gaga was the big winner at the MTV Video Music Awards 2020.There was a different feel to this year's annual music awards ceremony, which was held in a socially distant manner on Sunday evening...

Keke Palmer Has 'Over 10' Covid-19 Tests Ahead Of Mtv Vmas

Keke Palmer has had ''over 10'' Covid-19 tests ahead of the MTV Video Music Awards.The host of the annual ceremony, which will be filmed at various locations outdoors across New York City on August 30,...

The Weeknd's Cathartic Songs

The Weeknd wrote ''cathartic'' songs after his split from Selena Gomez.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker has seemingly hinted he penned a number of songs following his split from the singer and actress and described the whole...

Calvin Harris And The Weeknd Confirm Collaboration

Calvin Harris and The Weeknd have confirmed their new collaboration, and the song will be released on Friday (28.08.20). The Weeknd - whose real name is Abel Tesfaye - took to Twitter to share some...

The Weeknd And Calvin Harris Tease Collaboration

The Weeknd and Calvin Harris have seemingly teased a collaboration.The pair both sparked speculation that they have something in the works when they posted a throwback selfie of themselves drinking together on Instagram, and the...

Lady Gaga And Ariana Grande To Duet At Mtv Vmas 2020

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande will perform 'Rain On Me' at the MTV Video Music Awards 2020.The pop superstars are in contention for nine prizes each at the upcoming ceremony, including seven joint nominations for...

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