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Canadian singer The Weeknd began his recording career in 2010, but it was not until three years later that his debut album "Kiss Land" dropped. In 2015, The Weeknd has his big break with the success of his song "I Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills" from his second album "Beauty Behind the Madness." 

He went on to win the Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album. He has gone on to release two more albums "Starboy" and "After Hours," which featured the No. 1 singles "Heartless" and "Blinding Lights." 

The Weeknd has sold over 75 million albums worldwide and headlined the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Full Name: Abel Makkonen Tesfaye

Birthday: February 16, 1990

Relationship Status: Single, previously dated Bella Hadid and Selena Gomez

Instagram: @theweeknd

Twitter: @theweeknd

Net Worth: $100 million

Fun Fact: The Weeknd had a partnership with Marvel and a Starboy comic book was released in 2018 with a superhero modeled after the singer. 

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    Entertainment

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    Entertainment

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    Entertainment

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    Entertainment

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