In accordance to MRC Data’s 2021 Canada midyear report, unveiled Tuesday, The Weeknd (serious title Abel Tesfaye) has dominated audio in his Canadian motherland in the to start with 50 % of 2021. His fourth studio album, Just after Several hours, as properly as The Highlights, the compilation LP he shipped soon in advance of his Super Bowl effectiveness before this calendar year, take the No. 2 and No. 3 spots, respectively, on the prime albums from Canadian artists checklist, although his Billboard Sizzling 100 No. 1 hits “Help you save Your Tears” and “Blinding Lights” are at No. 1 and No. 3, respectively, on the Canadian artist music list.
Also on Tuesday, the Canadian-Ethiopian superstar’s amazing Tremendous Bowl LV halftime present scored an Emmy nod in the exceptional selection specific (reside) classification. Immediately after noms were exposed, he tweeted that he was in “great enterprise” with Bruce Springsteen, Bruno Mars and Prince, whose halftime performances were also nominated for Emmys.
The 31-yr-old artist states his new undertaking is a total-duration album following the launch of his Billboard 200-topping job Immediately after Hours in March 2020. “Just so there is no confusion, it’s a complete physique of get the job done…,” he tweeted with an array of emojis representing dawn. As he is continually teased in tweets, interviews and his 2021 Billboard Songs Awards acceptance speech, if his final history represents the Following Several hours, then that usually means “the dawn is coming” with this upcoming just one — although it stays unclear if “the dawn is coming” will also serve as the title of his fifth studio LP.
And with The Weeknd ushering in a new era, he nevertheless designs to say goodbye to the previous a person with a full-blown Soon after Several hours Tour, which was rescheduled at the time far more to 2022. “The tour is gonna be Insanity,” he added in a take note.
Read through the most up-to-date Weeknd updates down below.