The Weeknd is in album mode and he let fans know on Tuesday that it’s all systems go toward the completion of his fourth studio LP. The announcement of the new album came shortly after reports emerged that he and Bella Hadid broke up. The two have been romantically connected for a minute but they rekindled their relationship last year.
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— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) August 6, 2019
The Weeknd’s return comes after a lengthy wait. His last studio album, Starboy, was released in 2016, although he also dropped an EP (My Dear Melancholy) in 2018.
Starboy cemented The Weeknd’s place as one of the decade’s biggest kings of pop. The Daft Punk-featuring “I Feel It Coming” hit no. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Can’t Feel My Face,” off Beauty Behind The Madness, hit no. 1 the year before.
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