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Lana Del Rey and her musical partner The Weeknd get close and personal in the visual for their latest collaboration “Lust For Life.” The 60s-style variety show with a television performance from Lana, before the pop starlet escapes this world to climb up the H of the Hollywood sign. Where she is reunited with the XO boss, as the two dances on the landmark.

“Lust For Life” serves as the title track from Lana’s upcoming fifth album, which also features Stevie Wonder and Sean Ono Lennon (the son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono).

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2017 is already looking up for The Weeknd, with being announced as one of the headliners for Bonnaroo 2017, gracing the cover of GQ‘s new issue, and his STARBOY LP, that returned to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart this week.

The Toronto singer has a lot to celebrate and it doesn’t stop there as Abel still had time to release the visuals for his new single “Party Monster” directed by BRTHR.

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Just a few days before releasing his new album “STARBOY,” The Weeknd debuts his short film Mania. The 12 minute clip directed by Grant Singer, picks up where his lead single video Starboy left off with the Weeknd driving up a winding hill at sunrise.

The new Short film features snippets from the Canadian crooner new LP such as “All I Know” featuring Future, “Sidewalks featuring Kendrick Lamar,” “Secrets” andhis latest released songs “Party Monster” and the Daft Punk-assisted “I Feel It Coming” are also part of the visual. Check out the new short film below.

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This Friday The Weeknd will releases his new album “STARBOY,” with the release of his new album The Canadian singer teased his fans by announcing his new short film titled “MANIA . The “visual piece,” directed by Grant Singer.

In the 18 second preiew we see Abel in the midst of suspense, panthers and girls. Check out the clip below.

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Just one week left until The Weeknd will releasing his new album “STARBOY,” The Weeknd debuts not one, but two new record ahead of its November 25 released.The XO singer shares with his fans“Party Monster” and “I Feel It Coming” featuring Daft Punk. The new songs were released just hours after The Weeknd released the official track list to his upcoming LP, the 18-track LP features guest appearances from Lana Del Rey, Kendrick Lamar, Future and Daft Punk. Check out the new songs below.


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Just one week after unleashing his new single “Staryboy” featuring Daft Punk, Canadian crooner The Weeknd just released his dark video for the title track off his upcoming album. In true Weeknd form, he gives us a stunning visual, directed by Grant Singer who also worked on The Weeknd’s past videos “Can’t Feel My Face,”& “The Hills.” The video kicks off with a masked Man killing The Weeknd, and then later revealing it is Abel himself sporting his new “Starboy” look.

The Weeknd will perform his new single and debut another new song live on the season premiere of “SNL” this weekend. Leading up to the release of his new album set to arrive November 25th. Check out the visual below.

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Just hours after announcing his new album StarBoy, and debuting his new cut, The Weekend unleashed the title track which features Daft Punk. The Weeknd album StarBoy is set to be released Nov. 25 release, now available for pre-order on iTunes.

“I think it’ll be the best-sounding album I’ve ever done,” he told VMAN. “It’s hard to label the sound because, when I first came out, nobody would label it R&B. I just want to keep pushing the envelope without it feeling forced.”

Check out the leading single below.

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Beyoncé released her sixth studio album right after the ending of her HBO special, “Lemonade”, which also serves as the album title, it features 12 songs and features The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, James Blake and Jack White and production works from the likes of Just Blaze, Mike Will Made It, Diplo, Hit-Boy, Mike Dean and many others.

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With the New Year arriving tomorrow I could not leave you all without naming the rest of my top 10  songs that made my musical journey this year. If you missed part one check it out here.

1. Jazmine Sullivan – Mascara
When Jazmine Sullivan announced that she would be returning back to music, I couldn’t have been more excited. The Philly Songstress first came back on the scene with her Meek Mill, assisted single “Dumb,” Jazmine then continued to release music leading up to the release of her anticipated 3rd album. One song that really caught my attention that Jazmine Sullivan released was Mascara. While the song was inspired by how most women we see on instagram are consumed with the superficiality of their looks, Jazmine uses her sweet mesmerizing vocal range to make you even forget she’s preaching to young women in the song. Mascara is definitely one of my favorite songs on Jazmine’s 3rd LP Reality Show that will never get old.

2. Aleesia Cara- Here
Canada shows that it has no signs of stopping to produce some of today’s hottest new talent and Aleesia Cara definitely made her mark this year when she dropped the anti party anthem Here. While most people her age who love to go out and Turn up 24/7 Aleesia Cara was the voice for the people who rather enjoy a nice night at home rather than the club. What stood out most to me about this song was the fact that this young girl was able to create such a great song and not afraid of saying I rather stay home than go out, while we are used to hearing songs about turning up in the club and flossing our bands, it was great to finally hear somebody sing about something else for a change. The song was able to set Aleesia in the right direction in her career, as Here became her first top 10 single on the chart, and she even joined Taylor Swift onstage as a surprise guest at the 1989 World Tour in Tampa, Florida. If you enjoyed Here, you should definitely check out Four Pink Walls, Overdose and Outlaws.

3. The Weeknd – Go Tell Your Friends
Now I will be the first to admit I was not here for The Weeknd when I first heard about him in his mixtape days in my opinion his songs were long as hell and something you needed to be high for. Even when he announced his first major LP I still was not interested. As time moved on and The Weeknd’s sound began to evolve I became a little more interested in his music. Being the music lover that I am, I decided to check out The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind The Madness I was pleasantly surprised at how much I have grown to like The Weeknd’s music, and one song I will say is my favorite from his sophomore album is Go Tell Your Friends. Something about this Kanye West produced track embodies everything about the word smooth.

4. Tamar Braxton – If I Don’t Have You
With Love and War being such a huge success Tamar Braxton really had a lot of pressure when creating the follow up album. Tamar first tested her fans reaction when she released Let Me Know Featuring Future; which received a lukewarm response. Then a few months later Tamar came back stronger with her official lead single If I Don’t have You from her 3rd studio album Calling All Lovers. The song was a huge success for Tamar as it scored her another Grammy nomination for Best R&B Performance. Tamar Braxton really put in a lot of hard work this year and it is definitely paying off.

5. Trey Songz – Slow Motion
One thing I can really appreciate from Trey Songz is that he will defiantly deliver a hot R&B song, which he did with his single Slow Motion, the lead single for his Re-released album Trigga. The song earned Trey another top 10 hit on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts coming in at #9. The song was a great summer sexy R&B song that had a lot of people saying, “We can take, we can take, we can take our time, baby in slow motion.”