The Weeknd is a Canadian R&B singer-songwriter who had his debut album, House of Balloons, released in March 2011. The album includes the hit singles “High for This” and “House of Balloons”. It was certified Platinum by the RIAA in June 2012. It has been certified Gold by the CRIA: his third album Kiss Land is currently certified Platinum … as of October 2013
It hasn’t been a week since he released new top ten Billboard hit single ‘Can’t Feel My Face’. His recent release Trilogy is selling out almost at its first day of release with little success on iTunes USA. The Weeknd’s new album is up for preorder in iTunes Store, and every copy of the deluxe edition include two previously unreleased songs ‘Pretty’ and ‘Valerie’.
His singles are regularly getting millions of views on YouTube. His videos are so popular that he even performed a concert in front of thousands of fans gathered together. The Weeknd has managed to perform with a number of fellow artists like Drake, Ariana Grande, Beyonce and Madonna. He received universal praise from critics for his music and it has been said that he is one of the best R&B singers at present. It was in 2011 when Weeknd released his first mixtape House Of Balloons .