Earlier this evening, the 2012 Stylus Awards took place in Toronto. The Weeknd won THREE awards tonight: Mixtape of the Year for House of Balloons, Canadian R&B Single of the Year for High For This, and Fan Choice Artist Of The Year (thanks for voting, btw!).
@lamarXO and @HyghlyXO from the XO art collective were also nominated tonight for Video Of The Year for directing Drizzy’s Headlines video. Additionally, Abel’s go-to producer @ILLANGELO was nominated for Canadian Producer of the Year for his work on Crew Love.
We’ve got a few more award shows right down the road. Prepare for takeoff, crew.
In case you haven’t heard of the Stylus Awards before, they’re basically the BET Hip Hop Awards of Canada, focused a bit more towards DJs, and Abel is nominated for Fan Choice Artist of the Year, up against the best of the best Canadian artists — Anjulie, Kardinal Offishall, Karl Wolf, Melanie Fiona, and (unfortunately) Drizzy Drake. Definitely a hard choice between the Balloons Trilogy and Take Care as the anthem of the past year, but whoever you choose to vote for, there’s no way OVOXO can’t come out winning…so just take two seconds and vote using the box to the right, and be sure to let us know who you decided to vote for in the comments!