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The Weeknd teases new album and Marvel comic

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The Weeknd has teased his new album and the release of a Marvel comic starring him. The musician, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, released his latest album 'Starboy' in 2016. In a three-star review, NME said: "Well, there’s no mega-smash-in-waiting like ‘Can’t Feel My Face’, but Tesfaye’s still capable of brilliant bluntness about intoxication and sex." On his Instagram page,...

Pray For Me: Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd release ‘Black Panther’ collaboration

Kendrck Lamar and The Weeknd have joined forces for the 'Black Panther' soundtrack
Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd have released 'Pray For Me', their collaboration for the forthcoming Black Panther soundtrack. Check it out below. The futuristic track kicks off with The Weeknd's silky vocals, before a huge flow directly leads into Kendrick's flow on the second verse. Along with his appearance on the track, Kendrick is also producing the entire Marvel soundtrack, as...

The Killers, The Weeknd and Janet Jackson are all headlining this US festival

Panorama 2018
The Killers, The Weeknd, and Janet Jackson have all been confirmed to headline Panorama 2018. The festival will take place at New York City's Randall's Island Park between July 27 and 29. It is the third year the event has been held. They will be joined at the festival by the likes of Migos, Father John Misty, The War...

G-Eazy follows The Weeknd in cutting ties with H&M over ‘racist’ hoodie ad

G-Eazy and The Weeknd
G-Eazy has followed in the footsteps of The Weeknd in cutting ties with H&M over a controversial hoodie advert was accused of being racism. The company has been hit with accusations of racism this week after a promotional image showed a black child wearing a hoodie that read “Coolest monkey in the jungle”. The image was soon removed following the...

Are these the headliners for Coachella 2018?

Coachella Festival
Reports are suggesting that Coachella festival 2018 will be headlined by Eminem, Beyoncé and The Weeknd. Coachella is held every year at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Next year's edition will take place over the two weekends of April 13-15 and April 20-22. 2017's event was headlined by Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga. Gaga replaced the originally announced headliner Beyoncé after the latter...

Selena Gomez talks The Weeknd split and reconnecting with Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez speaks in a new interview about her recent split from The Weeknd as well as reuniting with Justin Bieber. The singer split with The Weeknd in October and is rumoured to be back with ex-boyfriend Bieber, who she dated from 2010 to 2014, after photos recently emerged of the former couple hanging out together again. Speaking recently to Billboard, Gomez...

The Weeknd unveils the cover of his Marvel comic, ‘Starboy’

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The Weeknd has revealed he'll be releasing a comic book with Marvel, titled 'Starboy'. The singer took to Twitter to unveil the cover of the first issue, which looks set to be released in 2018, judging by the date on the cover. He tweeted: "The Weeknd and Marvel presents : STARBOY... comic book coming soon. I’ll be signing autographs in the...

The Weeknd’s new H&M collection is here

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The Weeknd has released his new Autumn clothing line in collaboration with H&M. The line, The Weeknd x H&M came out yesterday, but many fans were left disappointed when they tried to purchase items. Featuring a selection of jackets, hoodies and t-shirts, the streetwear items come in at H&M’s distinctive affordable prices, with the most expensive piece, a long black parka,...

Two members of The Weeknd’s tour crew investigated for alleged rape

Weeknd tour crew
Two temporary members of The Weeknd's tour crew are under investigation for alleged rape. The musician performed at the Schottenstein Center at Ohio State University's Columbus campus last week (September 19). A woman filed a report with the OSU police a day later alleging she was raped backstage. According to TMZ, The Weeknd had left the venue before the...

Drake posts cryptic Instagram post teasing new music with The Weeknd

Drake has posted a cryptic image and caption on Instagram, triggering much speculation from fans that he could be announcing new music or a tour in the next few days. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 The artist posted an image of himself performing in front of a mockup of the Toronto Tower at his...