The Weeknd

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The Weeknd

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born February 16, 1990), known professionally as the Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He began his recording career in 2010, anonymously uploading several songs to YouTube. A year later, the Weeknd released the mixtapes House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence, and quickly earned a following and critical recognition from several mainstream publications due to his dark style of R&B and the mystique surrounding his identity.In 2012, the Weeknd signed with Republic Records, and re-released the mixtapes as part of the compilation album Trilogy (2012). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of The Weeknd has received more than 24,126,471 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,088th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 24M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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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 306 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).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, The Weeknd ranks 21Before him are Garou (1972), Terry Jacks (1944), Gordon Lightfoot (1938), Alissa White-Gluz (1985), Chad Kroeger (1974), and Feist (1976). After him are Bruno Pelletier (1962), Anne Murray (1945), Peaches (1966), Daniel Powter (1971), Alannah Myles (1958), and Carly Rae Jepsen (1985).

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