The Weeknd

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The Weeknd donates $1m in food aid to Ethiopia amid 'senseless' conflict
Singer also generates $2.2m in sales of NFTs, including one linked to an unreleased song sold for $490,000

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

05, Apr, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Brit awards nominations 2021: Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks and Celeste lead improved field for women
Women dominate British album category, while more than half the nominees in key categories are non-white

Laura Snapes

31, Mar, 2021 @3:30 PM

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The Grammys' diverse winner list isn't box-ticking – these are terrific artists | Alexis Petridis
While questions rightly remain over its shadowy nominations process, Grammy voters should be praised for honouring a large number of women and people of colour

Alexis Petridis

15, Mar, 2021 @12:04 PM

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Grammy awards 2021: women rule as Taylor Swift and Beyoncé break records
The Covid-restrained Grammys were a mostly female-fronted affair, with wins for Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift

Adrian Horton

15, Mar, 2021 @7:20 AM

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Snub to the Weeknd shows the Grammys as unfit judges of music | Rebecca Nicholson
No wonder one of the world’s biggest artists is turning his back on an increasingly irrelevant award

Rebecca Nicholson

13, Mar, 2021 @5:30 PM

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The Weeknd pledges permanent Grammys boycott
The Canadian star – who had the biggest song of 2020 yet earned no Grammy nominations – will no longer submit music for consideration

Laura Snapes

12, Mar, 2021 @11:12 AM

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What a balaclava! Is the controversial headwear the new hoodie?
Beyoncé wears a head covering in her latest Ivy Park collection and Celine put them on the catwalk. In the coldest week of the year, is there more to the headpiece than staying warm?

Priya Elan

08, Feb, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Super Bowl ads and half-time show: The Weeknd creates energy without a huge crowd – as it happened
Surrounding the big game are a host of big ads, a string of new movie trailers and a half-time performance from The Weeknd

Benjamin Lee and Adrian Horton

08, Feb, 2021 @3:33 AM

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The Weeknd's Super Bowl half-time show: mood-lifting party music
An understandably censored yet slickly realized medley of hits from the R&B pop star made for a successful escape during an unusual night

Adrian Horton

08, Feb, 2021 @3:30 AM

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Pop in 2020: an escape into disco, folklore and nostalgia
Amid the chaos of the pandemic and with the future so uncertain, the pop music that resonated was glittery, danceable and comfortingly familiar

Alexis Petridis

17, Dec, 2020 @2:36 PM

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How Dionne Warwick became the queen of Twitter (with a little help from Chance the Rapper)
The pop legend has emerged as a cheeky wisecracker on social media – much to the delight of her targets, including The Weeknd

07, Dec, 2020 @3:49 PM

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Bad Bunny is most streamed artist of 2020 on Spotify
Puerto Rican vocalist earns more than 8.3bn streams, with the Weeknd’s Blinding Lights the year’s most streamed song

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Dec, 2020 @9:05 AM

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