The Weeknd Scrapped An “Upbeat” Album Made Before He Broke Up With Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez & The WeekndThe Weeknd recorded and released My Dear Melancholy, his latest EP (or album, or whatever you want to call it), in the wake of his highly publicized breakup with Selena Gomez. Much of its lyrics seemed to be directed specifically at Gomez — “I said I didn’t feel nothing, baby, but I lied/ I … More »

Post Malone Doesn’t Care About Rap Music

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It’s one of my life’s great regrets, but I can’t deny it: Last Friday I helped Post Malone’s new album Beerbongs & Bentleys break the single-day streaming record. More »

Moby throws shade at Kanye on Twitter

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After a wave of Tweets demonstrating continued support for Donald Trump, Kanye West was sure to rankle some on social media. Among them is Moby, the world-famous electronic producer and known activist who, as of late, has largely advocated against the U.S. President.

In response to a number of West’s tweets, Moby utilized the same platform to send him message:

According to Pop Crave, West’s comments created a negative ripple among other artists with significant influence, including Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, and more, who have recently un-followed him on Twitter.

West hasn’t taken to the platform in regards to Trump, though his erratic tirade of Tweets continues. Here’s a few of West’s pro-Trump Tweets below:

 

Life is Beautiful returns in 2018 with a comprehensive, star-studded fifth anniversary line-up

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Life Is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival is set to return to downtown Las Vegas with another comprehensive line-up, September 21–23, 2018. Now in it’s fifth year, the festival boasts some of the music world’s most sought-after headliners in The Weeknd, Arcade Fire, Florence + The Machine, DJ Snake, ODESZA, N.E.R.D, Deathcab for Cutie, Tyler, The Creator, and Justice.

If this group of star-studded talent doesn’t somehow tickle the ear drums, there truly is something for every musical taste this year. Also gracing the bill in 2018 is Bastille, Cold War Kids, Foster The People, and Wolfmother for the rock-minded music seekers. As the music industry’s most rapidly growing genre, rap and hip-hop is also well represented on the bill in Miguel, A$AP FergT Pain, and more.

Of course, electronic artists continues to dominate the event with trap extraordinaires RL Grime, What So Not, DVBBS, tropical house saxophonist Sam Feldt, rising star Elohim, Galantis, CHVRCHES, Alison Wonderland, Cashmere Cat, Gramatik, Lane 8, Party Favor, and Chet Porter.

Tickets go on sale April 26th, with general admission passes starting at $295 + fees. All information can be found on the Life Is Beautiful website.

Life Is Beautiful 2018 Lineup: See The Full Roster

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In less than five months, the Life Is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival will be taking over downtown Las Vegas with some of the world’s most prolific artists. Announced earlier today (April 24), here is the Life Is Beautiful 2018 Lineup. Some of this year’s highlights will include The Weeknd, Arcade Fire, Florence + The

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Coachella Security Appear To Beat Up Belly During The Weeknd’s Set

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Belly — the Weeknd-affiliated rapper who co-wrote much of Beauty Behind The Madness, not the recently reunited alt-rock quartet led by Tanya Donelly — was seemingly attacked by Coachella security during the Weeknd’s headlining set at the festival last night. TMZ reports that the rapper, who had performed earlier in the night, was … More »

The Weeknd releases angsty official video for ‘Call Out My Name’

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The Weeknd has released the official video for his hit song “Call Out My Name,” and it is about as angsty and emotive as the track itself.

The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, belts out the lyrics as the scenery switches throughout the video around him. Instead of telling the story of the song verbatim, the video cascades through different visuals that makes the viewer feel as if they are jumping from this world to parallel universes throughout.

Watch The Coachella 2018 Live Stream From April 13 to April 15

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Coachella has partnered up with YouTube and T-Mobile to present the official Coachella 2018 live stream for weekend one of this year’s music festival. From April 13-15, Coachella will host some of the best acts in the music industry, including artists such as Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Eminem, REZZ, and Kygo. The Coachella 2018 live stream

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The Temptations Cover The Weeknd

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The Temptations debuted a cover of the Weeknd’s “Earned It” today. The song is Abel Tesfaye’s contribution to the Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack and was released in 2014. More »

Bazzi, Tinashe, & Kali Uchis: Three Distinct Visions Of R&B As Pop

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This is a big week for R&B. That’s true first of all in a statistical sense: The Weeknd’s new EP, My Dear Melancholy, just put up 169,000 equivalent album units in its first week — the biggest total for an R&B release since late 2016 (when, uh, the last Weeknd album came out). We … More »