The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, was born in Toronto, Ontario on February 16, 1990. He is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
At the beginning of his musical career, in 2010, he anonymously made several songs available on his official Youtube channel under the name "The Weeknd" and in 2011 he released the hits: mixtapes House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence, which were later released. in the Trilogy collection in 2012.
The Weeknd - Musical Hits
The Weeknd has already released 10 albums and has among his greatest hits songs such as: "Starboy", Blinding Lights", "Save Your Tears", "The Hills" and "Die For You".
The singer has won three Grammy Awards, nineteen Billboard Music Awards, six American Music Awards, fifteen Juno Awards, and has been nominated for an Oscar. He has sold over 70 million records in the United States, making him one of the biggest selling artists in the world.