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Dua Lipa Wins Big At 2021 Brit Awards

Dua Lipa was the big winner at the 2021 BRIT Awards.The ‘Levitating’ hitmaker took home two trophies at the annual awards ceremony on Tuesday (11.05.21), as she was named the winner of both British Female...

The Weeknd To Perform For 2021 Brit Awards

The Weeknd is reportedly set to perform at the 2021 BRIT Awards.The US megastar - who is up for International Male Solo Artist - ​is reportedly filming a special performance remotely to air during the...

Billboard Music Awards 2021: Everything You Need To Know About The Top Four Nominees

The Billboard Music Awards finalists have finally been announced, with multiple awards going to several artists. However, it's The Weeknd who makes up for his lack of Grammy nominations with the most nods for the...

The Weeknd Leads 2021 Billboard Music Awards Nominations With 16 Nods

The Weeknd leads the 2021 Billboard Music Awards nominations with 16 nods.The 'Save Your Tears' hitmaker's acclaimed album 'After Hours' - which was snubbed at the Grammys - is in contention for Top Billboard 200...

Doja Cat Inspired By Janet Jackson

Doja Cat's performance at the Grammys was inspired by Janet Jackson.The 25-year-old performer is a huge fan of Jackson and revealed her quasi-militaristic dance steps in her performance of 'Say So' was inspired by the...

The Weeknd And Ariana Grande's Save Your Tears Remix Is On The Way

The Weeknd and Ariana Grande's 'Save Your Tears' remix will be released tonight (22.04.21).The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker excited fans this week when he tagged the 27-year-old pop superstar in his preview of the collaboration on...

The Weeknd Posts Snippet Of Ariana Grande-featuring Remix Of Save Your Tears

The Weeknd has excited fans by posting a snippet of his Ariana Grande-featuring remix of 'Save Your Tears' online.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker tagged the 27-year-old pop superstar in his preview of the collaboration on his...

The Weeknd To Drop Nft Song And Artwork This Weekend

The Weeknd has announced his first NFT drop will launch on Saturday (03.04.21).The 31-year-old star - whose real name is Abel Tesfaye - took to Twitter at the weekend to explain that his latest release...

Calvin Harris: Nfts Can Completely Revolutionise The Music Industry

Calvin Harris believes NFTs can "completely revolutionise the music industry".The superstar DJ has teamed up with director Emil Nava on a collection of artwork called 'Technofish’, which is being auctioned as an NFT.And the 'Feel...

The Weeknd's Nft Song

The Weeknd is releasing a new song "in NFT space".The 31-year-old star - whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye - took to Twitter to explain that his latest release will be a little different.He...

Cardi B Congratulates Lesser-known Artists Ahead Of Grammy Awards

Cardi B has congratulated some of the lesser-known Grammy nominees on social media.The 28-year-old rap star has taken to Twitter to hail a group of "small" black artists who received nods ahead of the ceremony,...

The Weeknd's Blinding Lights Becomes First Song To Remain In Billboard Hot 100 For Full Year

The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' has become the first song to spend a full year in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The upbeat tune - which dropped in November 2019 - managed...

Spotify Teams Up With Tinder To Reveal The Dating App's Top Anthems

The Weeknd's tracks 'Blinding Lights' and 'Save Your Tears' have been named Top Tinder Anthems by Spotify.The streaming giant has teamed up with dating app to show how music can improve singletons' chances of bagging...

The Weeknd Wants Meduza Collaboration

The Weeknd is set to work with Meduza.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker - who performed the Super Bowl LV Half Time Show on Sunday (07.02.21) - has contacted the production trio about collaborating on his next...

The Weeknd Rocked A Givenchy Suit Jacket Dripping In Crystals For The Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Weeknd's custom Givenchy red suit jacket he wore for the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show took 250 hours to complete.The 'I Feel It Coming' hitmaker - who spent $7 million of his own...

The Weeknd Honoured With His Own Day In Toronto Ahead Of Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Weeknd was honoured with his own day ahead of his epic Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show set.The 30-year-old Canadian star's home city of Toronto named February 7 'The Weeknd Day’, before his show-stopping...

Grimes Nears Completion On New Album

Grimes has teased she's close to finishing her new album.When asked about her follow-up to last year’s 'Miss Anthropocene' during a YouTube Q&A with her fans, she revealed she's in the process of completing the...

The Weeknd To Release Greatest Hits Album The Highlights

The Weeknd has announced a greatest hits album called 'The Highlights'.The 'Starboy' hitmaker has listed the career-spanning collection on his official website with a release date of February 5.The 18-track CD - which includes his...

Miley Cyrus Announces Super Bowl Show

Miley Cyrus will perform for healthcare workers at a special Super Bowl pre-game concert.The 'Malibu' hitmaker has joined the line-up for the TikTok Tailgate event, which will take place before the NFL showpiece game on...

The Weeknd Teases Politically-charged New Album

The Weeknd has been "more inspired and creative" than ever this year.The 30-year-old singer - whose real name is Abel Tesfaye - admitted the follow-up record to this year's 'After Hours' is likely to be...

From Wap To Say So: 10 Pop Songs That Made Our Year

While we've been forced to party in the comfort of our own living rooms over the course of 2020, that doesn't mean we haven't had fun. The pop world has continued to push out hit...

Rosalia Gives Album Update: 'I'm Closing The Cycle Of These Recordings'

Rosalía is close to finishing her third studio album.The Spanish pop star has revealed that she is "closing the cycles of these recordings" in an update on the progress of her follow-up to 2018's critically-acclaimed...

Dionne Warwick To Release Duet With Chance The Rapper And The Weeknd

Dionne Warwick is set to release a duet with Chance the Rapper and The Weeknd.The 80-year-old music legend - who is dubbed the Queen of Twitter - jokingly trolled the pair on the micro-blogging site...

Roddy Ricch Claims Apple Music's Top Global Album Of The Year

Roddy Ricch’s ‘Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial’ has been named the Top Global Album of 2020 by Apple Music.The rapper-of-the-moment's debut record leads the streaming service’s Top 25 Albums of the Year list.Standout track...

Bad Bunny Named Most-streamed Artist Globally In Spotify's Wrapped 2020 List

Bad Bunny and The Weeknd are among the Most-Streamed Artists of 2020.Streaming giant Spotify has unveiled its annual Wrapped list for the year, and the 26-year-old Puerto Rican rapper came out on top, with more...

Here's Why Music Fans Are Salty About This Year's Grammy Nominations

The nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards are finally here, but it's left a lot of people scratching their heads in bewilderment. Not only are there a number of names on there that have...

Harry Styles Named Variety's Hitmaker Of The Year

Harry Styles has been named Variety's Hitmaker of the Year.The 'Golden' singer has been recognised by the prestigious publication in their fourth annual list of honourees for their Hitmakers issue for having two of the...

The Weeknd And Maulma Hint At Collaboration

The Weeknd and Maluma appear to have teased a collaboration.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker and the Colombian singer both shared a promo picture of the pair on Twitter, leading fans to speculate that they have a...

Ariana Grande Drops Positions

Ariana Grande has released her new album 'positions'.The pop megastar has dropped her sixth record, featuring collaborations with The Weeknd, Doja Cat and Ty Dolla $ign.The 'Blinding Lights' hitmaker features on the track ‘Off The...

The Weeknd And Roddy Ricch Lead Amas Nominations

The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch lead the American Music Awards 2020 nominations with eight each.The pair will compete for the prestigious Artist of the Year award, alongside Justin Bieber, Post Malone and Taylor Swift, while...

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