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The Weeknd debuts two new songs including a ‘My Dear Melancholy’ remix featuring Quavo

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The Weeknd has debuted two new songs during the second episode of his Beats 1 show 'Memento Mori'. One is a remix of his 'My Dear Melancholy' track 'Try Me' that features additional guest contributions from Quavo of Migos, Trouble, and Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee. The artist's radio show kicked off in June, with the second episode airing yesterday (August 23)...

Watch Nicki Minaj’s fiery video for ‘Ganja Burn’

Nicki Minaj has shared the video for 'Ganja Burn', the opening track from her new album 'Queen'. The video is an elaborate recreation of the album cover art, featuring Minaj dressed like Cleopatra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMymSXUN9nQ Directors Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, who also made the album artwork, create epic scenes of desert fires and men bowing down to a scantily-clad Queen Minaj. Read more: Nicki...

The Weeknd, Migos, Dua Lipa sets cancelled as Panorama Festival is evacuated

Inclement weather conditions at New York City's Panorama Music Festival have forced organisers to cancel the first day. Pitchfork reports that ticketholders were evacuated from the site today (July 27) and told that it would reopen tomorrow. Explore: NME's 2018 festival guides Festival staff stated in a push notification sent to attendees: “We are evacuating due to severe weather. Please exit the way...

Trent Reznor thinks Kanye West and The Weeknd ‘ripped off’ Nine Inch Nails’ live shows

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Trent Reznor has hit out at Kanye West and The Weeknd after claiming that the artists have 'ripped off' Nine Inch Nails' live shows. Read more: Nine Inch Nails – ‘Bad Witch’ The NME review The frontman says both West and The Weeknd have taken elements from his band's production during their previous tours. Reznor speaks of “screens and experimental production...

The Weeknd scrapped a ‘beautiful’, ‘upbeat’ album that fans will never hear

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The Weeknd finished work on a "very upbeat" and "beautiful" album that will never be released. In March, the 28-year-old musician released his new EP 'My Dear Melancholy'. NME said of the record: “Where the 18-track ‘Starboy’ often drifted into forgettable airiness, his latest offering is tighter and more focused, with greater attention to detail.” Read More: The Weeknd offers behind-the-scenes...

The Weeknd performed ‘Call Out My Name’ for the first time at Coachella

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The Weeknd performed 'Call Out My Name' live for the first time last night as he took on a headline slot at Coachella 2018. Check out the footage below. More: Coachella Festival 2018 stage times and live stream Earlier this week, the musician unveiled the official video for the new track, which is taken from his new EP 'My Dear Melancholy'....

The Weeknd has dropped a dark new video for ‘Call Out My Name’

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The Weeknd has dropped the official video for his new single ‘Call Out My Name’. At the start of the clip, the musician is seen walking through the street at twilight. As the chorus drops, a flock of bats rush behind his head before shattering into black rubble. In a black and white clip, he dances on the stage of...

The Weeknd offers behind-the-scenes look at ‘My Dear Melancholy’ in ‘He Was Never There’ mini doc

The Weeknd has shared a behind-the-scenes mini documentary, detailing the recording process behind his recent album 'My Dear Melancholy'. The R&B performer recently released a surprise new album called 'My Dear Melancholy'. NME's Jordan Bassett described it as a "returns to his roots" and "sporadically thrilling". The six-track release features two collaborations with French DJ and Kanye West collaborator Gesaffelstein, as well...

The Weeknd – ‘My Dear Melancholy,’ EP Review

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It’s been a long time since The Weeknd was any kind of mystery. When three acclaimed mixtapes came out under that name back in 2011, we knew three things about the artist behind them: he was prolific, disco-damaged (this was sweaty, sickly R&B largely preoccupied with the perils of coming down and waking up with a stranger in your...

The Weeknd is suing someone who is trying to trademark the phrase ‘Starboy’

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The Weeknd has reportedly filed a lawsuit against an individual who is attempting to trademark the phrase 'Starboy', the name of a Weeknd album and single. The R&B performer (real name Abel Tesfaye) released his third studio album 'Starboy' in 2016, which included a Daft Punk collaboration of the same name. 'Starboy', the song, reached number one in the US...