S tarboy (Released November 25, 2016)

garnered over 30 million views on YouTube and helped showcase what the album would look like. Although he indicated the story of the album was more “collage-like” in nature, putting parts of all of the songs from the album into M A N I A depicted how the songs were connected. Collaborations Starboy , featuring Daft Punk Stargirl Interlude , featuring Lana Del Rey Sidewalks , featuring Kendrick Lamar All I Know , featuring Future I Feel It Coming , featuring Daft Punk Tour Information Though often perceived as shy in person, The Weeknd’s successful tours have cemented his success as an artist and have helped him create a bond for life with fans around the world. Before appearing in his own tours, The Weeknd appeared on JustinTimberlake’s 20/20 Tour, in which he headlined for six shows. The King of the Fall Tour Due to the success of his first three mixtapes, The Weeknd was reportedly able to sell out his first U.S. tour, The King of the Fall Tour, in less than

The Weeknd’s third studio album sold more than 200,000 copies in its first week, and over 2 million copies in the United States since its release. Starboy , the lead single from the album, has over 1.2 billion views on YouTube. It also peaked at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and was The Weeknd’s third number one single. Unlike the three-part story that The Weeknd told through his three mixtapes, this album was intended to express a number of different influences and stories. He described it in the following way: The album is like a giant collage. Usually I have a linear story line, but this one feels very schizophrenic— that’s probably the best way to describe it. Multiple personalities. Every song is almost its own character. This collage-like format is likely also what contributed to the fact the album has the most collaborations out of any of his previously released albums. Two days before S tarboy was released, The Weeknd made a short film available. Titled M A N I A , it featured twelve snippets of songs from the album. This promotional short has

Scan to watch M A N I A , a short film featuring songs from the album S tarboy

Kendrick Lamar at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards held at the Forum in Inglewood, CA, on August 27, 2017



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