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The Weeknd announces shows in Paris, Brussels, and London

Abel is finally going across the pond to do some shows! After wrapping up his North American tour, The Weeknd will be headed to Europe to perform three shows during the first week of June.

Show info:

  • Paris, France on Tuesday, June 5 at Le Bataclan. Doors open at 7:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now for €34.
  • Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday, June 6 at Recyclart. Doors open at 7:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now for €25.
  • London, England on Thursday, June 7 at Wilton Music Hall. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Presale tickets will be sold starting May 27 at 9AM and for the general public on May 28 at 9AM, all through Live Nation UK.

Stay tuned for more concert announcements in the near future! xo

The Weeknd to perform at ACL Music Festival in Texas

Abel has been added to yet another festival stage this year, making this his tenth festival appearance! This time it’s the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival in Austin, Texas. The Weeknd will play on Sunday, October 14 in Zilker Park.

Tickets and festival passes can be purchased directly from the ACL Festival website. Act quick!

Juicy J samples The Weeknd on “Codeine Cups”

Juicy J let loose on yet another joint which samples The Weeknd. Juicy‘s new track, Codeine Cups, samples Abel’s song The Morning off House of Balloons.

Check the song out below. We trippy mane…

French Montana teases upcoming collaboration with The Weeknd

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In an exclusive interview with Karen Civil promoting his upcoming album Excuse My French, MMG rapper French Montana revealed an upcoming collaboration with The Weeknd.

Shout out to Travis Barker, I’m working with him. I’m working with The Weeknd, shout out to Kanye, shout out to the whole MMG, shout out to Bad Boy, shout out to the Coke Boys, shout out to Harry Fraud. Shout out to everybody who helped me on this album. I feel like it’s going to be something real special.

Watch the interview above and cop the album July 17th.

Source: Karen Civil

The Weeknd nominated for the Stylus Awards’ Fan Choice Artist of the Year

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!