The Weeknd's trajectory.

  • The Weeknd

    Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (Toronto, February 16, 1990), better known by his stage name the Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor and music producer. He helped to expand the musical palette of R&B, by incorporating indie and electronic influences; his work is classified as alternative R & B.
  • The Weeknd

    Em 2010, ele disponibilizou anonimamente várias canções no YouTube sob o nome "The Weeknd" e, em 2011, lançou as aclamadas mixtapes House of Balloons, Thursday, e Echoes of Silence. Suas mixtapes foram posteriormente remasterizadas e relançadas na coletânea Trilogy (2012).
  • The Weeknd

    The singer has had four number 1 studio albums (Beauty Behind the Madness in 2015; Starboy in 2016; My Dear Melancholy ,, in 2018; and After Hours in 2020), and one in. 2 (Kiss Land, in 2013) on the American Billboard 200 chart. Tesfaye has already had ten songs that reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100: "Love Me Harder", with Ariana Grande; +
  • The Weeknd (continuation):

  • The Weeknd

    Tesfaye has won three Grammy Awards, eight Billboard Music Awards, two American Music Awards, nine Juno Awards, and has been nominated for an Oscar. He has sold more than 70 million records in the United States, making him one of the highest selling artists in the world.
  • The Weeknd (Childhood and adolescence):

    Tesfaye was born on February 16, 1990, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [1] Raised in Scarborough, he is of Ethiopian descent; His parents, Makkonen and Samra, emigrated from Ethiopia in the 1980s. Tesfaye grew up listening to a variety of musical genres, including soul, quiet storm, hip hop, funk, indie rock and post-punk. [2] Since his father was never around during his growth and his mother was constantly working, his grandmother took care of him for most of his young life,+
  • The Weeknd (Childhood and adolescence, continuation):

  • The Weeknd (Childhood and adolescence, continuation):

    +According to Tesfaye, he adopted his stage name "The Weeknd" after leaving school at the age of 17 and, together with a teammate, "left home on a weekend (" weekend ", in English) and never came back ". The spelling of the name was changed to "The Weeknd" to avoid copyright and trademark problems with an existing Canadian band called "The Weekend". [4]+