NOVEMBER 28, 2016 – Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye popularly known as The Weeknd is truly a starboy as his anticipated third studio album, ‘starboy’ emerges No. 1 in the charts of over 80 countries across the world. The album achieved the feat in less than 24 hours of its release.
The Weeknd himself expressed his amazement to such accomplishment by writing on Instagram: ”So f**king surreal !!!!! Number 1 in over 80 countries and counting. Special thanks to everyone that worked on the album !”
The Weeknd The ‘Earned It’ singer held a listening party for the album launch which was attended by various celebrities. Singles from the album include ‘Starboy’, which features guest appearances from French electronic duo Daft Punk, and ‘False Alarm’.
Prior to the launch of the album, the 26-year-old released a short film titled ‘Mania’.