he Weeknd has shared his highly anticipated new album, After Hours, out today everywhere via XO Records / Republic Records. The first two songs from the album, “Heartless” and “Blinding Lights”, have already taken the world by storm, earning Platinum status and bringing The Weeknd into the Top 10 artists of all time for RIAA singles.
In addition to acclaimed live TV performances on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Live! – he made his fourth appearance on Saturday Night Live performing “Blinding Lights” and debuted new song “Scared To Live”, along with the hilarious comedy skit “On the Couch”. “Heartless” became The Weeknd’s 4th #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, while “Blinding Lights” became his 7th #1 on the Hot R&B Songs chart, the most for any artist ever. Internationally “Blinding Lights” has been the #1 airplay song and #1 official single in multiple countries for several consecutive weeks, as well as Spotify’s #1 Global Song for 30 days and counting. On Wednesday, After Hours broke Apple Music’s all-time pre-add record with nearly 1,000,000 album pre-adds before release, surpassing the previous record held by Billie Eilish in 2019.
Enough with the talking. You may now listen to the new album and cry in peace below!