Sensational R&B and hip hop artists The Weeknd and Gucci Mane are bringing their signature sounds to the Capital One Arena!
The Weeknd (birth name Abél Makkonen Tesfaye) was born in Toronto (Canada) in 1990 and is a singer, songwriter and record producer. He released his debut studio album (Kiss Land) in 2013 and it was a top 10 hit in Canada (number 2), the US (number 2), and Denmark (number 6). It went on to achieve Gold status in Canada and set the stage for the success of his next album, 2015’s Beauty Behind the Madness. It topped the charts in Canada, Australia, Sweden, the UK, and the US. It also hit number 6 in France, number 7 in Germany, and number 2 in the Netherlands, Denmark, and New Zealand. It’s been certified Platinum (in the UK, Australia, Denmark, Sweden), double Platinum in Canada, and triple Platinum in the US. He’s had a stellar career with 3 studio albums, 1 compilation album, 34 singles, and 3 mixtapes. He's also been the supporting act for Florence and the Machine, Justin Timberlake, and Drake. He’s received many accolades including two Grammy Awards (for Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best R&B Performance), eight Billboard Music Awards, two American Music Awards, nine Juno Awards, and one Academy Award nomination.
Don’t miss your chance to see this artist add a unique touch to alternative R&B music!