The Weeknd Las Vegas Tickets
He is the first artist in the history of the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart to have simultaneously held top three spots. He has already won two Grammy Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award as well. His fans would have guessed it already – it’s none other than The Weeknd. His parents named him Abél Makkonen Tesfaye, but since it was too hard for others to pronounce, Tesfaye shortened his name to The Weeknd. Starboy is his upcoming album, which has already got his fans talking all over the world. The Weeknd is touring in support of this album and will soon be in the Sin City. So get The Weeknd Las Vegas tickets now and get ready to party.
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One of the best alternative R&B artists to have come out of Canada, The Weeknd has released two studio albums to date and his upcoming album will soon hit the stores.
Origins of The Weeknd
The only child of a migrant Ethiopian couple, Abél Makkonen Tesfaye was born and raised in Scarborough, Toronto. He had had a rough upbringing, where he started to use drugs at a very early age. He later moved on to harder drugs. His stage name, The Weeknd, comes from one weekend when he along with his friends left school and never came back.
In 2010, The Weeknd started to anonymously upload his songs on YouTube. In 2011, he released three mixtapes, namely Echoes of Silence, Thursday and House of Balloons. These were highly acclaimed. Encouraged by the response, he released his compilation album in 2012. His debut album Kiss Land was released in 2013. The album had hit songs “Live For” and “Kiss Land.” While Kiss Land got him noticed, it was his second studio album, which made him a superstar.
Beauty Behind the Madness was released in 2015, and quickly became an immensely popular album. It debuted at No.1 spot on the Billboard 200 and was certified multi-platinum by the RIAA. His upcoming album Starboy is expected to achieve the same feat.
If you’re The Weeknd’s fan, then get The Weeknd Las Vegas tickets now and get ready to watch him perform live on stage.