The Weeknd

The Weeknd Cancels Kimmel Appearance Over Presidential Candidate

The Canadian Press | Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada Living

They were supposed to perform on Wednesday.

The Weeknd Dominated This Year's Juno Awards

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada Living

The duelling hosts fired jokes back and forth.

Canadian Megastars Notably Absent From Juno Awards Gala

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada Living

The lack of global starpower gave some other homegrown talent a greater opportunity to celebrate their wins.

The Weeknd Supports GF Bella Hadid As She Wins Model Of The Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Style


The Weeknd And Trudeau Hung Out In Washington. NBD.

The Huffington Post Canada | Lisa Yeung | Posted 03.10.2016 | Canada Living

He was anonymously uploading songs to YouTube in 2010. Now he's mingling with the PM. Because it's 2016.

Everyone Bow Down To The Weeknd And Bella Hadid

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.15.2016 | Canada Style

It's a big night for the Canadian singer and his leading lady.

Female Musicians Call Out Junos For Male-Dominated Nominations

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Living

“women r kinda absent.”

Drake, The Weeknd, Bieber Lined Up For Big Juno Wins This Year

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Living

And amazingly, we're still not sick of their songs.

The New York Times Wants To Know How Canada Became So Cool

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada

It’s official. The New York Times thinks Canada is “hip.”

The Canadian Invasion: CanCon Conquered The Music World In 2015

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada
Joshua Ostroff

A long time ago, in a Canadian music industry far, far away, the federal government had to step in with CanCon quotas to save our singers and musicians from being buried by radio hits from our southern neighbours. Now I wouldn't be surprised if the U.S. built a Trump wall to keep our artists out.

Joshua Ostroff

The Best Songs Of 2015 (And Yes, Half Of Them Are Canadian!) | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada Living

2015 was the year that Canada took over the music world and pop became the new alternative.

The Weeknd Drops A New Video Starring Girlfriend Bella Hadid

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Style

This is real love.

Canadian Musicians Get Huge Recognition From Grammy Noms

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Living

The Weeknd leads the pack with 7 nominations.

The Weeknd Wins An AMA, Dances Among The Flames On Stage

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Living

Yes, he's "Earned It."

The Weeknd Is Teaming Up With Alexander Wang For A Capsule Collection

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Style

Go tell your friends about it: WANGXO is coming.

The 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Just Got Some Street Cred

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Style

The angel wings are ready for lift-off.

Watching This Baby Dance To The Weeknd Is Addictive

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 09.25.2015 | Canada Parents

Get ready for this.

The Weeknd And Bella Hadid Hold Hands At NYFW

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 09.14.2015 | Canada Style


This Performance Was SO Good It Even Got Kanye Dancing

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada Living

Hot damn.

The Weeknd Wins Big At The Junos

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada

Twitter was all about the 'Earned It' references Sunday night as The Weeknd nabbed two of the biggest awards at the 2015 Juno Awards Sunday. The S...

Canadian Singer The Weeknd Arrested For Allegedly Punching Vegas Cop

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Music

It wasn't a great weekend for The Weeknd in Las Vegas. According to TMZ, Abel Tesfaye, the band's founder and singer, was arrested for battery of ...

Rick Ross On Working With Diddy, Covering Biggie

HuffPost Canada Music | Ryan B. Patrick | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Music

After interviewing Rick Ross, I remain convinced that the man born William Leonard Roberts II no longer exists. In his place is one of the most polar...

WATCH: The Weeknd's 'Pretty (Explicit)' Music Video

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Music

Why yes, Mr. The Weeknd, your new video is pretty explicit....

CONTEST: Meet The Weeknd!

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Music

The Weeknd's new album 'Kiss Land' was released on September 10 and the usually reclusive singer Abel Tesfaye will be celebrating with an autograph se...

LISTEN: The Weeknd's New Song 'Kiss Land'

HuffPost Canada Music | Aaron Brophy | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Music

Mysterious R&B mixtape master The Weeknd has debuted the title track from his forthcoming album "Kiss Land." "Kiss Land," the song, went live on Yo...