You might be looking forward to this weekend. The WeekndIt all.
The artist, real name Abel Tesfaye, is the most-nominated artist at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, where he is up for a whopping 17 trophies, including Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Collaboration for his single “Save Your Tears” with Ariana Grande and Top R&B Album for his dreamy fifth record Dawn FM.
Known for his flawless falsetto, despondent lyrics, and slow-grooving backbeats, the 32-year-old from Toronto, Canada, has wowed listeners for over a decade now with a seemingly never-ending string of hits such as, “Wicked Games,” “Blinding Lights,” “Call Out My Name,” “I Can’t Feel My Face” and, most recently, “Out of Time.”
At the Super Bowl, he performed his own half-time show. He has written songs for artists like Kanye WestAnd Lana Del Rey. He was a lover. Bella HadidAnd Selena Gomez.
Starboy will shine again ahead of this year’s Billboard Music Awards.