The Weeknd

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Madonna lists California home for $26m year after buying from the Weeknd
Singer paid $19.3m for property in star-studded Hidden Hills neighbourhood last April

Mark Sweney

22, Apr, 2022 @12:55 PM

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Coachella: high-energy hedonism, surprise stars and Covid concerns
The first weekend of the returning California mega-festival brought with it a host of big names, albeit a lack of heritage acts, and a crowd of fans eager for fun

Kate Hutchinson

18, Apr, 2022 @6:50 PM

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The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia at Coachella review – a patchy double-act
Kanye West’s last-minute festival replacements offered some impressively grand moments but there was an awkward fit to the mash-up

Kate Hutchinson

18, Apr, 2022 @12:56 PM

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Coachella 2022: big stars head to the desert with safety concerns looming
After a two-year pause, Harry Styles, Billie Eilish and The Weeknd will be headlining at a festival with no Covid-19 restrictions

Benjamin Lee

15, Apr, 2022 @5:32 AM

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Grammy awards 2022: list of winners
Olivia Rodrigo won best new artist, Silk Sonic took home record and song of the year, and Jon Batiste won album of the year at the 64th annual Grammy awards

Adrian Horton

03, Apr, 2022 @11:31 PM

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Rosalía: Motomami review – energy and heartbreak from a first-class voice
The Spanish singer’s third album delivers gem after gem, as flamenco rhythms rub shoulders with sassy party flexes

Kitty Empire

20, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Sex stories, purgatory and Adele’s tears: the album skit is back
Keen to re-establish the album in the age of the playlist, artists are peppering their work with voice notes and sketches – to profound and annoying ends

Tara Joshi

14, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Weeknd: Dawn FM review – shimmering pop in extremis
Abel Tesfaye goes to the brink, and back to the 80s, on his most cohesive album yet

Michael Cragg

16, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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FKA twigs: Caprisongs review – wild invention let down by weak songs
Darkness turns to light in Tahliah Barnett’s follow-up to 2019 LP Magdalene but, even so, it’s an adventurous but undercharged effort missing hooks and cohesion

Alexis Petridis

13, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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The Weeknd: Dawn FM review – a stunning display of absolute pop prowess
If this is the end for the Weeknd, what a way to bow out. Abel Tesfaye confirms his status as an all-time great with an album of icy 80s-inflected splendour

Alexis Petridis

07, Jan, 2022 @2:29 PM

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The 20 best songs of 2021
We celebrate everything from Lil Nas X’s conservative-baiting Montero to Wet Leg’s instant indie classic – as voted for by 31 of the Guardian’s music writers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Weeknd’s Blinding Lights dethrones the Twist as all-time No 1 Billboard single
Blinding Lights was 2020’s biggest song both in terms of sales and size, cementing the Canadian singer’s status as global pop megastar

Samantha Lock

24, Nov, 2021 @3:42 AM

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