The Weeknd: Unmasking pop music’s mystery man
Super Bowl 2021's halftime headliner turns 31 on February 16
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The Weeknd recently hit another historic milestone in his career as the headliner for the Super Bowl halftime show, giving a performance that combined striking visuals, strong character, and, of course, his greatest hits. It marked a high point of his incredible career, pouring everything he had into it, and it's a stark difference from where he started as an underground artist in Toronto over a decade ago.
The singer entered the public's radar in his early twenties, and now is in his thirties. Yet, somehow, throughout all these years of topping the pop and R&B charts, with over 75 million records sold worldwide, we still don't know too much about the mysterious musician who seems to appear with hits and disappear behind headlines.
So, click through to see the Canadian singer's juiciest, most memorable moments, from his unexpected beginnings to just what exactly is going on with his face lately.
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