The Weeknd Fan App

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    The Weeknd Fan App

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    Are you a fan of The Weeknd? Then get the scoop on the latest news, photos, videos, and music from this critically acclaimed rapper, singer, and recording artist...

    Abel Tesfaye, born February 16, 1990, better known by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian R-Neg-B recording artist and record producer of Ethiopian descent from Toronto, Ontario. He began recording songs under the stage name The Weeknd and uploading them to YouTube in late 2010, though his identity was initially unknown...

    In March 2011, The Weeknd released a free nine-song album, House of Balloons, which was critically acclaimed. The title track is based on a sample of Siouxsie and the Banshees' hit single "Happy House." The first album is a part of a trilogy which includes, Thursday, released in August of the same year and, Echoes of Silence, issued in December...

    House of Balloons was named as one of ten shortlisted nominees of 2011 Polaris Music Prize but eventually lost to Arcade Fire's, The Suburbs. However, House of Balloons was named the #1 album of 2011 by Complex magazine, beating both Drake's Take Care and Watch the Throne by Jay-Z and Kanye West...

    In December, 2011, The Weeknd released his highly anticipated third mixtape Echoes of Silence. In June, the tape was announced as a nominee for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, becoming the second mixtape from the trilogy to receive recognition for the award...

    Download this FREE app and get up close and personal with The Weeknd, his life and his music...

    In this FREE app you will get:

    *The Weeknd Photos
    *Music Videos
    *Latest News
    *The Weeknd's Official Facebook/Twitter
    *Discount Concert Tickets
    *and much, much more...

    Fellow Toronto based rapper Drake has been partly credited for generating public awareness for The Weeknd, after he quoted a line from the track "Wicked Games" via Twitter and linked to the singer's music on his website...

    The Weeknd has revealed that his debut album will come out in November 2012 which is titled "Trilogy"and is a remastered version of the 3 projects he has put out. It was released on November 13, 2012 under Universal Republic Records whom he recently signed to, and his own label XO...

    The Weeknd has received praise from several music publications, including those of Pitchfork, MTV, BET, Rolling Stone, XXL and The Source, who have dubbed him the "Songbird of his Generation" and the "best musical talent since Michael Jackson" ..

    Get all of the already released music, and the latest news as they break as well as the upcoming albums as they are released, of this amazingly talented and highly praised, singer, recording artist, and music industry star in the making...

    Experience it all NOW as it happens by downloading this FREE app and be the first to share it with your friends...

    Please Note: Some excerpts of this Description were supplied by Wikipedia.

    "This app will add a new icon on your home screen that links to a Games, Apps and Android Tricks mobile web page. If you do not want to use this awesome page, you can either ignore it or delete it. If you do use it, we get help promoting this app and make a few cents, which will also help us keep developing more great apps."

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