Abel Tesfaye (known as "The Weeknd") is a Canadian R&B singer, producer, and songwriter. He has worked with Daft Punk on two tracks for his album Starboy. Both songs, "Starboy" and "I Feel It Coming" were released as singles and accompanied by a music video. In late March 2018, Tesfaye released an extended play titled My Dear Melancholy, in which Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo collaborated in two songs.

Early Career (2010-2012) Edit

Abel began his singing career when he created a YouTube channel in early 2010 under the name of "TheWeeknd". He anonymously posted his own original songs and continued to do so until 2012 when he released an album of his most popular songs, named Trilogy.

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