GRAMMY Award-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd announced in a press release details behind his first-ever world tour - Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour. The North American leg of the tour will bring him to Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, at 7:30pm. The Weeknd is supporting his latest album entitled, "Starboy" (released November 25th, 2016 on XO/Republic Records) . Special guest opening acts are Rae Sremmurd, Belly, and 6lack. Tickets are available online at Live Nation here.
The Weeknd - "I Feel It Coming" ft. Daft Punk
Starting off his career anonymously, The Weeknd first broke into the music scene with the 2011 mixtape "House of Balloons" followed by studio album, "Kiss Land" in 2013 and the widely recognized "Beauty Behind the Madness" that earned him two GRAMMY Awards in 2015, an RIAA triple-platinum certification for cumulative sales in excess of 3 million, 16 RIAA certifications from tracks alone with "The Hills" [7x-platinum], "Can't Feel My Face" [5x-platinum], "Often" [2x-platinum], "In The Night" [platinum], and "Acquainted" [platinum]. "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)" even garnered The Weeknd his first ever Academy Award-nomination in the category of "Best Original Song." The Weeknd's fourth full-length album "Starboy" featured a title track with Daft Punk that broke the record for "Most Release Weekend Streams Ever" upon its release. In less than a week, the single amassed over 17 million streams globally and 6.5 million streams in the United States, becoming #1 Most Added at Top 40, Rhythm, Urban, and Hot AC.