The Weeknd performs ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’ songs live, covers Beyoncé’s ‘Drunk In Love’

Singer headlines first-ever Billboard Hot 100 Fest

Having released previews of each song from his forthcoming album ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’ on Friday (August 21), The Weeknd last night performed a number of the tracks live during his headlining set at the first-ever Billboard Hot 100 Fest.

The singer played the Lana Del Rey collaboration number ‘Prisoner’ at Jones Beach Theatre in New York, as well as ‘The Hills’ and ‘Earned It’. He also performed his version of Beyoncé’s 2013 single ‘Drunk In Love’. Scroll down to watch fan-recorded footage via Stereogum.

‘Beauty Behind The Madness’ is out on August 28 and includes guest spots from Ed Sheeran and UK pop performer Labrinth. ‘Tell Your Friends’, meanwhile, was produced by Kanye West. Three singles from the record (‘Often’, ‘The Hills’ and ‘Can’t Feel My Face’) have already been certified platinum.


Last month (July 21), The Weeknd revealed new song ‘Mood Music 2’ during an intimate gig on Essex’s Osea Island. His only UK show of 2015, the intimate and exclusive gathering was made up of 200 competition winners and around 200 industry, staff and media guests. Watch footage from the show here.

The ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’ tracklist is:


‘Real Life’
‘Losers’ feat. Labrinth
‘Tell Your Friends’
‘The Hills’
‘I Can’t Feel My Face’
‘Earned It’
‘In the Night’
‘As You Are’
‘Dark Times’ feat. Ed Sheeran
‘Prisoner’ feat. Lana Del Rey