The Weeknd

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Born: 02/16/1990 in Toronto, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Actor (12)

2016 American Music Awards 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Performer

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Performer

2015 American Music Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

Saturday Night Live 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

The 88th Annual Academy Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Performer

2015 MTV Video Music Awards 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Performer

The Voice 2015 (Tv Show)

Special Appearance

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Show)

Presenter
Music (9)

Fifty Shades of Grey 2015 (Movie)

("Earned It") (Song)

Fifty Shades of Grey 2015 (Movie)

("Earned It") (Song Performer)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2013, 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

Southpaw 2015 (Movie)

("Wicked Games") (Song)

Southpaw 2015 (Movie)

("Wicked Games") (Song Performer)

Spring Breakers 2013 (Movie)

("The Zone") (Song Performer)

Spring Breakers 2013 (Movie)

("The Zone") (Song)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2013 (Tv Show)

Performer

Uptown Girls 2003 (Movie)

("Victory") (Song Performer)

Relationships

Bella Hadid

Girlfriend

Milestones

2015

Released his second solo album, Beauty Behind the Madness

2013

Issued his first solo studio album, Kiss Land

2012

Signed with Republic Records to release a remastered version of all three mixtapes titled Trilogy

2011

Issued first of three mixtapes, House of Balloons

2010

Released his first songs via YouTube

Popular songs include "Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills".

Known for such albums as "Trilogy" and "Trilogy: Echoes Of Silence"

Bonus Trivia

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His stage moniker came from a bit of apocrypha which alleged that after dropping out of high school, he "left one weekend" to pursue his music career and never returned. To avoid legal issues with another Canadian band named The Weekend, he dropped the third "e."

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His first language was Amharic, a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia.

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Collaborated with numerous artists, including Drake, The Disclosure, Meek Mill, Travis Scott and others. 

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Cited Michael Jackson as his primary vocal influence.

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Credited as a primary influence on Nick Jonas' self-titled sophomore solo album.

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His hairstyle was inspired in part by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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Won two American Music Awards - Single of the Year for "Can't Feel My Face" and Favorite Soul/R&B album (Beauty Behind the Madness).

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Won the 2016 People's Choice Award for Favorite R&B singer.

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House of Balloons was shortlisted for the 2011 Polaris Prize.

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