New The Weeknd Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


The Weeknd “Earned It,” Receives Oscar Nomination for Best Original Song [Feature ]

It appears The Weeknd might be taking a trip to Home Depot or The Container Store in the next few weeks to purchase some high quality shevling. On the heels of picking up a whopping seven GRAMMY nominations in December, the... Read More


The Weeknd, Fetty Wap & ScHoolboy Q Among Forbes “30 Under 30” [Feature ]

Forbes Magazine has unveiled their 30 Under 30 class of 2016 and hip-hop is represented very well. The series, which is meant to showcase and highlight "breakout talents and change agents in 20 different sectors," has a... Read More


Best R&B/Pop Record of 2015: The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face” #BOTBAwards [Feature ]

[Welcome to the 2015 edition of the Best of the Booth Awards, DJBooth's annual selection of the best music of the year. For a more detailed explanation and a full list of all the categories and winners, click here.] New... Read More


The Weeknd - The Hills (Remix) ft. Nicki Minaj [Stream]

Also: Listen to “The Hills (Remix)” featuring Eminem. Read More


That Time The Weeknd Sweetly Sang About a Full Bladder [Feature ]

The Weeknd is a guy from Toronto who spells his name without an "e" so he doesn't get sued by these guys and makes music about sex and drugs and having sex on drugs and might as well just save himself some... Read More


The Weeknd’s “BBTM” is Now the 2nd Best Selling Album of the Year [Feature ]

[Image via Instagram] The Weeknd has been unavoidable over the last couple months, scoring number one hits and making Billboard history, setting the VMA's ablaze and most importantly, releasing his highly... Read More


The Weeknd - Beauty Behind The Madness [Album]

Looks like it's time for another 1 Listen album review, eh? I'm here to listen to Beauty Behind The Madness, the second studio album from singer/songwriter/producer extraordinaire The Weeknd and the follow-up to 2013's... Read Full Review


The Weeknd is a Vampire, Seriously [Feature ]

[Image via Instagram] The fever was rising, I shivered and sweated as strep throat racked my body, reminded me why I loathed being sick. Empty bottles of water littered the floor, prescribed bottles of antibiotics sat on the... Read More


Did The Weeknd Steal the “Can’t Feel My Face” Video Concept? [Feature ]

Since The Weeknd released the music video for his smash hit, "Can't Feel My Face," last month, we've known that not only is it literally fire but that it also might be playing an important role in an ongoing... Read More


Watch The Weeknd’s Darkly Murderous “Tell Your Friends” Video [Feature ]

It's the week of The Weeknd. The Canadian superstar is busy prepping the release of his forthcoming second studio album, Beauty Behind The Madness, which, despite springing a leak last Friday, is set to hit... Read More


The Weeknd - Tell Your Friends [Stream]

We already heard the performance footage of The Weeknd‘s Kanye West-produced Tell Your Friends, but today the Universal/Republic star has unleashed the official visuals for the potential hit single. The record has a... Read More


The Weeknd “Beauty Behind The Madness” 1 Listen Album Review [Feature ]

Looks like it's time for another 1 Listen album review, eh? I'm here to listen to Beauty Behind The Madness, the (now leaked) second studio album from singer/songwriter/producer extraordinaire The... Read More


The Weeknd Performs “Tell Your Friends” Produced by Kanye, It’s Crazy Talk [Feature ]

Back on June 13 - or way, way, way back if we're speaking in Internet time - The Weeknd performed live at Drai's Nightclub in Vegas. What was, by all accounts, a great show is made even more... Read More


The Hidden Story Unfolding in The Weeknd’s Videos [Feature ]

[Image by Ricky-hmi] I remember when the world wasn’t sure who “The Weeknd” was, a man completely anonymous, shrouded in secrecy, releasing music from the shadows. There was a swirl of mystery surrounding... Read More


The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” Video is Literally Fire [Feature ]

The Weeknd has been on fire the past few months, shattering records and taking the radio by storm with undeniably catchy tunes. In his latest music video, for the Michael Jackson-inspired "Can't Feel My Face," he... Read More


The Weeknd Makes Billboard History With Top 3 Charting Songs [Feature ]

Yesterday, I made mention of Jeremih being the new King of R&B. Personal preference aside, it appears I forgot a certain Canadian crooner who's currently on a historical hot streak. In a display of... Read More


The Weeknd Reveals New Cover & Album Title “Beauty Behind The Madness” [Feature ]

You bring the drugs, he'll bring the pain...or at least the album. Everyone's favorite drug-fueled, overdose R&B superstar, The Weeknd, announced the name of his upcoming album, Beauty Behind The... Read More


Bring the Drugs: The Weeknd & the Rise of Overdose R&B [Feature ]

[Image via StJoseFuertez] Abel Tesfaye lives on the verge of a constant overdose. Like any serious addict, he's hit rock bottom enough times to know there's always a deeper bottom, another level of desperation and... Read More


The Weeknd - Can’t Feel My Face [Stream]

Those of you who tuned in to Apple’s keynote today (or heard it when it leaked) are lucky enough to have had a sneak preview of The Weeknd‘s brand new single, Can’t Feel My Face. The record follows up The... Read More


The Weeknd - The Hills [Stream]

Following its debut at Coachella in April, The Weeknd has, without warning, unleashed the video for The Hills. The song, which is also available for digital download on iTunes, is produced by Chicago’s Mano and frequent... Read More


Belly - Might Not ft. The Weeknd [Stream]

Belly, a Palestinian rapper from Canada, hasn’t appeared on our pages for over six months. Today, his feature-less drought ends with Might Not, a collaborative track with his North of the border neighbor, The Weeknd.... Read More


The Weeknd - Where You Belong [Stream]

The Weeknd—or the persona he projects—is the Christian Grey of the R&B game. Think about it: he’s cold, distant and emotionally unavailable, yet irresistibly attractive to women. He’s loaded. He’s constantly... Read More


Mike Will Made-It x The Weeknd ft. Swae Lee & Future - Drinks On Us (Remix) [Stream]

The Weeknd is a real generous guy. According to the alternative R&B hitmaker, the Drinks On Us. Splitting the bar tab with the headliner on a remix of producer Mike Will Made-It‘s Ransom standout are fellow guests... Read More


The Weeknd - Earned It [Stream]

Update: The Sam Taylor-Johnson-directed visuals for The Weeknd’s Earned It promo single have been added. 50 Shades of Grey, the smash book that’s being made into a movie, is all about the darker, often painful... Read More


Ariana Grande ft. The Weeknd - Love Me Harder [Stream]

On the last single off her sophomore set, featured back in August, Ariana Grande told her man that, thought their relationship seems to be damaged beyond repair, she’ll always consider him the Best Mistake she ever... Read More


The Weeknd ft. ScHoolboy Q & Rick Ross - Often (Remix) [Stream]

Think about all the things that you do Often. Eat? Check. Sleep? Check. Pay bills? Check. Now, think about all the things that star recording artists do often. Believe it or not, they do the exact same things (and the bills... Read More


The Weeknd - King of the Fall [Stream & Download]

UPDATE: We’ve added the Glenn Michael-directed visuals for The Weeknd’s King of the Fall. After a semi-hiatus, The Weeknd is very much back. Abel’s been averaging about a new song a week, and today’s... Read More


The Weeknd - Often [Stream]

UPDATE: The visuals for The Weeknd’s Often single have been added. How often does The Weeknd release new material? Not particularly often. But how often does he have a threesome with Austrian models high on all manner... Read More


Ty Dolla $ign ft. The Weeknd & Wiz Khalifa - Or Nah (Remix) [Stream]

Over six months ago, Ty Dolla $ign‘s Or Nah helped propel the west coast crooner to national fame, and shortly after The Weeknd decided to drop his own, not-even-remotely-safe for work, version. Well, the wait is over,... Read More


The Weeknd - Drunk in Love (Remix) [Stream]

Mildly eerie production, lyrics steeped in expensive liquor and lust… Beyoncé‘s latest single bears a number of striking similarities to the work of one Abel Tesfaye. Thus, it shouldn’t come as too much of... Read More


The Weeknd - Devil May Cry [Stream]

If you’re anything like me, the title of The Weeknd‘s latest feature will evoke fond memories of slicing/shooting up hordes of rampaging demons. This Devil May Cry, recorded for inclusion in the latest Hunger... Read More


Jr. Hi ft. The Weeknd - Secrets [Stream]

We’ve all got a few Secrets; some of us just have more than others. In the case of Jr. Hi, it would be easier to list off what we do know about him: his name, his profession (recording artist/producer), and… yeah,... Read More


Sia ft. The Weeknd & Diplo - Elastic Heart [Stream]

No matter how tough you are physically and mentally, love has the power to shatter all your defenses… unless you’re Sia. On her latest feature, part of the soundtrack to the second film in the Hunger Games series,... Read More


The Weeknd - Pretty [Stream]

“Pretty” feels like too innocuous an adjective to apply to The Weeknd‘s music. The T-Dot R&B phenom’s work is kind of like the colorful patterns on a poisonous snake: beautiful in a certain light, but you... Read More


The Weeknd ft. Drake - Live For [Stream]

A few weeks back, Drake quashed rumors that he and The Weeknd had been beefing, and ignited fan anticipation, by Instagramming a photo of himself in the studio with his OVOXO colleague. Today, we get our first glimpse at the... Read More


The Weeknd - Kiss Land [Album]

In an age when the Internet is the dominant source for new music, it's almost near impossible to get the attention of the masses like it was in the pre-WWW era. Now, you have to bring something fresh to the table on a... Read Full Review


The Weeknd - Love in the Sky [Stream]

According to Sigmund Freud, flying in dreams is always a veiled reference to sex. (So is almost everything else, but I digress…) The Weeknd follows in the father of psychoanalysis’ footsteps on single number three... Read More


The Weeknd - Belong to the World [Stream]

Should music be under the control of the rights-holder, or does it Belong to the World? The Weeknd seems to be of the latter school of thought; the use of Portishead’s Machine Gun on his new single, allegedly after the... Read More


Juicy J ft. The Weeknd - One of Those Nights [Stream]

You ever have One of Those Nights? You know, the kind of night where you hit the club with The Weeknd, pop a few bottles of expensive champagne, and go home with someone else’s S.O.? Yeah, me neither—but Juicy J.... Read More


Ricky Hil ft. The Weeknd - Nomads [Stream]

Absent from the DJBooth since dropping off Can’t Stay Away back in 2010, Limo Life recording artist and Tommy Hilfiger scion Ricky Hil (previously known as “Rich”) returns to our pages with moody ballad Nomads.... Read More


The Weeknd - Kiss Land [Stream]

In light of all The Weeknd‘s music has taught us about his behavior towards sex partners, the title of his Universal Republic debut album seems uncharacteristically tender. After a listen to the freshly-released lead... Read More


The Weeknd - Twenty Eight [Stream]

For most single men on the prowl, the biggest challenge is getting women to go home with them. In Abel Tesfaye’s case, it’s getting them to leave. Originally included as a bonus track on The Weeknd‘s House... Read More


The Weeknd - Wicked Games (Until the Ribbon Breaks Version) [Stream]

Last week, Republic Records recording artist Until the Ribbon Breaks earned rave reader reviews for Pressure, a shapeshifting, Mr. MFN eXquire-assisted cut that packed more ideas into four and a half minutes than many artists... Read More


The Weeknd - Trilogy [Album]

It was just over two years ago that the world was struggling to figure out who The Weeknd was: wait, so they’re a group? But in the short time since we learned The Weeknd was, despite what grammar might suggest, really just... Read Full Review


Wiz Khalifa ft. The Weeknd - Remember You [Stream]

On Wiz Khalifa‘s newest single, Remember You, the Pittsburgh emcee recruits Canadian crooner The Weeknd, who yearns for remembrance on the song’s hook. With such a unique collaboration the duo will indeed likely... Read More


The Weeknd ft. Drake - The Zone [Stream]

Update: Click “Watch Video” above to view the Abel Tesfaye-directed The Zone video. Mobile users can scroll down.  Trilogy will be released via Universal Republic on November 13. Artists always complain... Read More


The Weeknd - Enemy [Stream]

As a rising R&B star poised to drop his debut major-label project, The Weenkd is a busy man. Thus, he’s not about to waste time on friendship; if a female wants to enjoy his company, she’d best be willing to... Read More


The Weeknd - Wicked Games [Stream]

UPDATE: Click “Watch Video” for the new visuals for Wicked Games. Mobile users can scroll down. It’s official: Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and his XO imprint have become a part of the Universal Republic... Read More


2 Chainz ft. The Weeknd - Like Me [Stream]

At first blush, 2 Chainz’ swag-drenched, sexually-charged brand of Southern rap and The Weeknd‘s grimy, profoundly moody R&B seem like they’d mix about as well as oil and water—or bleach and... Read More


The Weeknd - Initiation [Stream]

Think you’re a true fan of The Weeknd just because you’ve fallen in love with Drizzy-assisted smash hit The Zone? Not so fast! In order to officially inscribe your name among the ranks of the devoted, you must... Read More


The Weeknd - Thursday [Album]

Artists are always complaining about how hard it is to break through, but I don’t see what’s so difficult. All you have to do is be from the same hometown as the biggest young artist in the game (Drake), have him... Read Full Review


The Weeknd - Trust Issues (Remix) [Stream]

Though The Weeknd sounds like just about no one else in the game right now, the influence of hip-hop hitmaker Drake on the up-and-coming R&B singer’s style and sound is undeniable. Today, Abel Tesfaye offers his... Read More


The Weeknd - The Birds (Part 1) [Stream & Download]

As Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller, The Birds, taught us, a romance between a lawyer with mother issues, and a wealthy socialite can only end in one way: vicious, potentially fatal pecking. Perhaps fearing a similar... Read More


The Weeknd - Rolling Stone [Stream & Download]

“How does it fe-e-el, to be on your own? With no direction home? A complete unknown?” I can’t say I know the answer firsthand, but I do have a pretty good idea of how it sounds; with respect to Bob Dylan, The Weeknd... Read More


The Weeknd - The Morning [Stream & Download]

Tunes appropriate for late nights filled with bottle-popping revelry are never in short supply, but what about The Morning after, when you wake up with the room spinning and a headache the size of Texas? OK, so R&B-lovers... Read More