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Video: The Weeknd In The Night
From: Toronto, Canada
Debut: House of Balloons (2011)
Big Break: Trilogy (2012)
Biggest Hit: 'Can't Feel My Face' (2015)
Cool Collab: 'Nocturnal' with Disclosure (2015)
Awesome Accolade: In 2013 Trilogy became a certified platinum-selling record.
EMA Nominations: Best Canadian Act 2013, Best Canadian Act 2015
Fun Fact: Abel Tesfaye found inspiration for the name The Weeknd after rebelliously leaving home one weekend as a teenager!
Why MTV Loves Him: His music is hard to categorise and you can expect a surprise with every release!