The Weeknd


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Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, professionally known as 'The Weeknd' is a Canadian singer born February 16, 1990 in Toronto. Best known for his performances in his latest album 'Starboy' (2016), and numerous other productions including 'Kissland' (2013), Beauty Behind the Madness (2015) which included the mega-hit; 'The Hills', and House of Balloons, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Black Panther Soundtrack
(2018)
(2015)
Uncut Gems The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye)
(2019)
Southpaw Soundtrack
(2015)

Filmography

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 2022 The Weeknd: Out of Time (Music Video)
The Weeknd (as Abel Tesfaye)
 2022 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Orion Hughes / Darius Hughes
- Bart the Cool Kid (2022) ... Orion Hughes / Darius Hughes (voice)
 2022 Kanye West: Hurricane (Music Video)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Gasoline (Music Video)
 2022 The Weeknd: Sacrifice (XO Vision) (Music Video)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Best Friends (Lyric Version) (Music Video)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Gasoline (Lyric Version) (Music Video)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Is There Someone Else? (Lyric Version) (Music Video)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Less Than Zero (Lyric Version) (Music Video)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Sacrifice (Lyric Version) (Music Video)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Starry Eyes (Lyric Version) (Music Video)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Out of Time (Music Video short)
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 2022 The Weeknd: Sacrifice (Music Video)
 2021 The Weeknd: Echoes of Silence (Music Video) (voice)
 2021 FKA Twigs Feat. The Weeknd: Tears in the Club (Music Video)
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 2021 The Weeknd: Die for You (Music Video)
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 2021 Post Malone & The Weeknd: One Right Now (Music Video short)
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 2021 Rosalía Feat. The Weeknd: La fama (Music Video short)
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 2021 Swedish House Mafia & The Weeknd: Moth to A Flame (Music Video)
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 2021 The Weeknd: Can't Feel My Face (Alternate Version) (Music Video)
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 2021 Belly & The Weeknd Feat. Nas: Die for It (Music Video)
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 2021 The Weeknd: Take My Breath (Music Video)
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 2021 Belly & The Weeknd & Young Thug: Better Believe (Music Video)
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 2021 Doja Cat & The Weeknd: You Right (Music Video)
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 2021 The Weeknd & Ariana Grande: Save Your Tears (Remix) (Music Video)
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 2021 The Weeknd: Save Your Tears (Music Video)
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 2020 Oneohtrix Point Never: No Nightmares (Video short)
Vocals
 2020 The Weeknd Feat. Rosalía: Blinding Lights (Remix) (Music Video short)
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 2020 The Weeknd: Faith (Official Live Performance) (Music Video)
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 2020 The Weeknd: Alone Again (Official Live Performance) (Music Video)
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 2020 Maluma & The Weeknd: Hawái (Remix) (Music Video)
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 2020 The Weeknd: Too Late (Music Video)
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 2020 Calvin Harris & The Weeknd: Over Now (Music Video)
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 2020 Juice WRLD & The Weeknd: Smile (Music Video)
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 2020 Juice WRLD, the Weeknd: Smile (Music Video)
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 2020 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Madea / Dinosaur Auctioneer / S.W.A.T. Officer
- Endgame (2020) ... Madea / Dinosaur Auctioneer / S.W.A.T. Officer (voice)
 2020 The Weeknd: Snowchild (Music Video)
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 2020 The Weeknd Feat. Doja Cat: In Your Eyes (Remix) (Music Video)
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 2020 The Weeknd: Blinding Lights (Chromatics Remix) (Music Video)
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 2020 American Dad! (TV Series)
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- A Starboy is Born (2020) ... The Weeknd (voice)
 2020 The Weeknd: Until I Bleed Out (Music Video)
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 2020 The Weeknd: In Your Eyes (Music Video short)
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 2020 The Weeknd: After Hours (Short)
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 2020 The Weeknd: Blinding Lights (Music Video)
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 2020 Pop Songs World 2020 (Video short)
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 2019 The Weeknd: Blinding Lights (Lyric Version) (Music Video)
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 2019 The Weeknd: Heartless (Music Video)
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 2019 Uncut Gems
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 2019 SZA & The Weeknd & Travis Scott: Power is Power (Music Video)
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 2019 NAV Feat. The Weeknd: Price on My Head (Music Video)
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 2019 Gesaffelstein & The Weeknd: Lost in the Fire (Music Video)
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 2018 Belly Feat. The Weeknd: What You Want (Music Video)
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 2018 The Weeknd: Call Out My Name (Music Video)
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 2018 The Weeknd: Try Me (Music Video)
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 2018 The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar: Pray for Me - Lyric Video (Music Video)
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 2017 Gucci Mane Feat. The Weeknd: Curve (Music Video)
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 2017 Lil Uzi Vert: XO Tour Llif3 (Music Video)
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 2017 French Montana Feat. The Weeknd, Max B: A Lie (Music Video)
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 2017 The Weeknd: Secrets (Music Video)
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 2017 Lana Del Rey Feat. The Weeknd: Lust for Life (Music Video)
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 2017 The Weeknd Ft. Daft Punk: I Feel It Coming (Music Video)
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 2017 NAV Feat. The Weeknd: Some Way (Music Video)
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 2017 The Weeknd: Reminder (Music Video)
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 2017 GQ + the Weeknd: Party Monster (Music Video)
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 2017 The Weeknd: Party Monster (Music Video)
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 2016 The Weeknd: Mania (Music Video)
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 2016 The Weeknd: False Alarm (Music Video)
Protagonist (as Abel Tesfaye)
 2016 The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk: Starboy (Music Video)
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 2016 Future Feat. The Weeknd: Low Life (Music Video)
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 2015 Belly Feat. The Weeknd: Might Not (Music Video)
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 2015 The Weeknd: In the Night (Music Video)
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 2015 The Weeknd Feat. Eminem: The Hills, Remix Version (Music Video)
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 2015 The Weeknd: Tell Your Friends (Music Video)
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 2015 The Weeknd: Can't Feel My Face (Music Video)
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 2015 The Weeknd: The Hills (Music Video)
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 2015 The Weeknd: Earned It (Music Video)
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 2014 Ariana Grande feat. The Weeknd: Love Me Harder (Music Video)
The Weekend
 2014 The Weeknd: King of the Fall (Music Video)
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 2014 The Weeknd: Often (Music Video)
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 2013 The Weeknd: Pretty (Music Video)
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 2013 The Weeknd Feat. Drake: Live For (Music Video)
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 2013 The Weeknd: Belong to the World (Music Video)
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 2013 The Weeknd: Kiss Land (Music Video)
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 2013 Juicy J Feat. The Weeknd: One of Those Nights (Music Video)
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 2013 The Weeknd: Twenty Eight (Music Video)
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 2012 Wiz Khalifa ft. The Weeknd: Remember You (Music Video)
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 2012 The Weeknd Feat. Drake: The Zone (Music Video)
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 2012 The Weeknd: Wicked Games (Music Video)
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 2012 The Weeknd: Rolling Stone (Music Video)
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 2012 The Weeknd: High for This (Music Video)
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 2012 The Weeknd: The Knowing (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video for Lana Del Rey: "Lust For Life" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Abel 'The Weeknd' Tesfaye | Abel Tesfaye

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

Parents:

Tesfaye, Makkonen | Tesfaye, Samra
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Why can't I paint a vivid picture in my lyrics? Art is art. If you can create something that can make people feel, then you are an artist.

Trivia:

Says frequent collaborator Lana Del Rey is the subject of all his songs. See more »

Trademark:

High pitched soulful voice See more »

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