On The Weeknd's birthday, here are his 5 songs that music lovers are crazy about
The Weeknd is a Canadian singer and songwriter, known for his contemporary singing and versatility in his vocal styles
The three-time Grammy Award winner became a global star after his debut in 2011
Some major hits by the singer are Blinding Lights, The Morning, Can't feel my face and The Hills
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, popularly known as The Weeknd, is celebrating his 31st birthday on Tuesday. He is known for his contemporary singing and versatility in his vocal styles of singing. The three-time Grammy Award winner became a global star after his debut in 2011. Since then, The Weeknd has a long list of top hits.
Here are The Weeknd's 5 top songs that the music lovers are crazy about:
1. The Morning
It still ranks as one of the best songs by the singer. The song was a part of his 2011 Mixtape House of Balloons, which also features other hits like Wicked Games. The song is about rockstar lifestyle which includes sex, drugs and travel.
Since its release in 2011, the song has been featured in the film 'Uncut Gems', which was released in 2019, when The Weeknd performs it in a darkened nightclub.
2. Blinding Lights
The Weeknd recorded this song in 2019, which became one of the top songs of the year. It was recorded for his album 'After Hours'. In this song, the singer talked about reviving a relationship and the importance of his partner.
3. Can't Feel My Face
The Weeknd has always called Michael Jackson his musical influence, and this song totally goes with the inspiration. The song is probably one of his most popular songs. In the music video released by the Weeknd, he is seen doing Michael Jackson moves.
In his hit single Starboy, the Weeknd finds himself approaching his fame and glorying in his own talent. The music video clearly shows him walking through a mansion and breaking his own record plaques.
5. Coming Down
Another hit single from his Trilogy mixtape, The Weeknd sings about his feelings surrounding a relationship while under the influence in Coming Down. It was featured on disc one, House of Balloons.
In the album, the artist apologises for the things he did while he was high. The track creates the hazy atmosphere of coming down from an intense high and coming face-to-face with the harsh reality.