7 facts about the weekend"
*Born: February 16, 1990 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
*Other Names: Tesfaye, Abel; Tesfaye, Abel Makkonen
*Occupation: Rhythm and blues singer
*Tesfaye started his musical career using his birth name in 2011
*The Weeknd won Canadian music's Juno Awards for breakout artist of the year and R&B/soul recording of the year in 2013
*The Weeknd won multiple awards in 2015. He received Canadian music television's MuchMusic Video Awards for best pop video and video of the year as well as Juno Awards for artist of the year and R&B/soul recording of the year
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