Tag Archives: The Weeknd

News: Kendrick Lamar & The Weeknd Lead VMA Nominations

The nominations for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards are in. Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd are leading the nominees with Kendrick scoring eight nods and The Weeknd five. Both artists are up for Video of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Art Direction. Also receiving multiple nominations were DJ Khaled and Bruno Mars with four. The VMAs ...

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News: The Weeknd Announces Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour

In support of his upcoming album, The Weeknd has announced the Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour. The tour will kick off in Europe in February before making its way to the United States in April. Lil Uzi and Bryson Tiller are supporting acts on the European leg of the tour. Starboy hits stores November 25th. 2/17 — ...

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News: The Weeknd Donates To Black Lives Matter

The Weeknd has been making some pretty big donations recently. Earlier this week he gifted the University of Toronto with $50,000 to start and Ethiopic studies program and yesterday reports surfaced that he has given the Black Lives Matter Network $250,000 to help in their efforts. Back in July The Weeknd, who isn’t known for being very active on Twitter, ...

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News: RIAA Changes Album Award Rules- Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean Affected

Yesterday the Recording Industry Association of America announced a new methodology that will add a number of albums to the Platinum and Multi-Platinum lists. The RIAA will now include album streams, video streams and on-demand audio in its counts towards certifying a project Gold or Platinum. 1,500 audio or video streams are now going to be counted as one album ...

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