The Weeknd

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The Weeknd's New Single Streamed Nearly Twice as Many Times on Apple Music Than Spotify [Updated]

Tuesday April 3, 2018 10:24 am PDT by
The Weeknd's new single "Call Out My Name" was streamed 6 million times in its first 24 hours of release on Apple Music last Friday, March 30. As a comparison, Apple Music's streams of the song nearly doubled Spotify's 3.5 million streams in the same 24-hour period. As reported by The Verge today, Apple Music's numbers on the new song are impressive given the context of Spotify's advertising...

The Weeknd Stars in Two-Part Apple Music Ad During MTV VMAs

Monday August 31, 2015 6:02 am PDT by
Apple debuted a new two-part Apple Music ad featuring The Weeknd during the 2015 MTV VMAs on Sunday night. The one-minute spots show The Weeknd walking backstage after performing at the VMAs, getting into a limo driven by actor John Travolta and listening to Beats 1 Radio while scrolling through his artist page on Apple Music Connect. The Weeknd then arrives at an VMAs afterparty with his...