The Weeknd

1990 - Today

The Weeknd

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born February 16, 1990), known professionally as The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. In 2010, he anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name "The Weeknd" and released the mixtapes House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence in 2011 which quickly gained him a following and recognition from several mainstream publications due to his dark wave-style of R&B and the mystique surrounding his identity.House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence were later remastered and re-released on the compilation album Trilogy (2012). In 2013, The Weeknd released his debut album Kiss Land and followed it up with Beauty Behind the Madness (2015), the latter of which became his first Billboard 200 number-one album, and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of The Weeknd has received more than 22,178,974 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,088th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of The Weeknds by language


Among singers, The Weeknd ranks 1,092 out of 3,001Before him are Yoko Kanno, Marilyn Miller, Grigory Leps, Jessica Simpson, Dany Dauberson, and Kenan Doğulu. After him are Gary Numan, Darlene Love, Sergey Lazarev, Kati Kovács, Brian Hyland, and Inger Berggren.

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Among people born in 1990, The Weeknd ranks 28Before him are Kevin Trapp, İlkay Gündoğan, Nacho, Park Shin-hye, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Ciro Immobile. After him are Luuk de Jong, Çağatay Ulusoy, Dev Patel, Jordan Henderson, Caroline Wozniacki, and Kris Wu.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, The Weeknd ranks 305 out of 840Before him are Feist (1976), Len Cariou (1939), Arthur Meighen (1874), Mary Pierce (1975), Edge (1973), and Seth Rogen (1982). After him are Henry Czerny (1959), Pat Patterson (1941), Mario Lemieux (1965), Victor Jory (1902), George Orton (null), and Patricia Churchland (1943).