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The Weeknd Releases Official Video For “Often”?

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KICKS OFF EXCLUSIVE SET OF SHOWS IN SEPETEMBER – JOINED BY SCHOOLBOY Q AND JHENE AIKO

#1 MOST ADDED AT RYTHMIC AND URBAN RADIO!!

NEW YORK, NY?(August 21, 2014) ??THE WEEKND?has released the highly anticipated video for his recent summer hit??Often?. The single, which upon release immediately shot to the #1 spot on the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart, currently sits in the top 10 on multiple iTunes R&B charts around the world and saw a fury of spins via Soundcloud where it?s reached nearly 10 million hits since being released at the end of June. Moreover, it’s currently the #1 “Most? Added” at both Rhythmic and Urban radio formats.

?Often??has been lauded by the likes of MTV, Stereogum, Revolt, Buzzfeed, Hypetrak and more and is just a taste of what?s to come. ?Directed by Sam Pilling, the video takes place in a surreal hotel environment profiling an after party that never ends.

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The Weeknd is also back on the road this fall for five exclusive shows. Joined by?ScHoolboy Qand?Jhen? Aiko, the alternative R&B trend-setter has readied his most immersive and inventive production yet. The run, which saw many of the dates sell out within an hour of the on-sale, begins September 19th?at Barclays Center in New York. A very limited amount of tickets are still available through the Live Nation Mobile APP and?www.livenation.com.??

THE WEEKND?s last major jaunt,??The Fall Tour?,?attracted unanimous critical acclaim and hit sold out venues around the globe. Along the way, the artist and producer has become one of the world?s most electrifying, enigmatic, and engaging performers with his dynamic voice and cinematic presentation captivating audiences everywhere. Upon release last year,?THE WEEKND?s sophomore opus?Kiss Land?[XO/Republic Records] captured the #1 spot on iTunes Top Albums chart and debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200. Meanwhile, his epic 2012 debut,?Trilogy, reached platinum status and garnered rave reviews from the likes of Pitchfork, Entertainment Weekly, The Guardian, and more.

In addition to these shows,?THE WEEKND?is preparing to seduce listeners yet again with brand new music planned for later this year.

Show Dates:
9/19 New York, NY???????????????????????????????????????? Barclays Center – SOLD
9/21 Toronto, CA ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Molson Amphitheater
10/9 Los Angeles, CA ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?The Hollywood Bowl – SOLD OUT
10/10 San Francisco, CA?????????????????????????????? The Bill Graham Civic Center – SOLD OUT
10/11 San Francisco, CA?????????????????????????????? The Bill Graham Civic Center

The Weeknd shows are produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation.

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