Music Birthday: The Weeknd

🔊🥳Today, February 16, 1990, The Weeknd was born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, in Toronto, Canada. On February 26, 2018, The Weeknd earned multiple platinum certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America: ‘Die for You’ (1x), and ‘I Feel It Coming’ ft. Daft Punk (3x). These two, the final two tracks on The Weeknd’s third studio album “Starboy,” were both co-produced by Cirkut and Doc McKinney. On the American iTunes Songs Chart, ‘Die for You’ peaked at no. 47, and ‘I Feel It Coming’ peaked at no. 6.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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