The Weeknd: “Starboy”

Today, November 25, 2016, The Weeknd released his third studio album, “Starboy.” This album was released through The Weeknd’s XO record label, with distribution assistance through Republic Records – label home of Black Thought, James Blake, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Jonas Brothers, Belly, Conan Gray, Jacquees, the late Amy Winehouse and Pop Smoke, and so …

Ariana Grande: “Positions”

Today, November 17, 2020, Ariana Grande’s “Positions” went to no. 12 on the Australian iTunes Albums chart. This is Grande’s sixth studio album, and it beautifully expresses her growth as an artist, woman and divine feminine. This late-night jam was originally released on October 30, 2020, and it debuted at no. 1 on both the…

HomageCollage: The Weeknd, “My Dear Melancholy”

🔊💜Today, March 30, 2018, The Weeknd released his first commercial extended play, “My Dear Melancholy.” In the following month, the song I Was Never There’ peaked at no. 35 on the US Hot 100. The song was produced by Frank Dukes and it’s feature artist Gesaffelstein. Meek Mill sampled ‘I Was Never There’ in ‘Cold…

Music Birthday: The Weeknd

🔊🥳Today, February 16, 1990, The Weeknd was born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, in Toronto, Canada. On February 26, 2018, The Weeknd earned multiple platinum certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America: ‘Die for You’ (1x), and ‘I Feel It Coming’ ft. Daft Punk (3x). These two, the final two tracks on The Weeknd’s third studio…