United States: from the original on September 22, 2016. The urgent, electro-pop title track. He comes upon a large glowing red neon cross, which he grabs and uses to destroy various evidence and history of his older self, including numerous trophies, posters and a crystal chandelier, before setting fire to the closet. The video had 500 million views in 3 months. At , which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an score of 67, based on 25 reviews. I was a teenager when I saw , and even though it was unbelievable, it's kind of cool could survive all those gunshots and not feel them. Archived from on May 1, 2017.
Select singles in the Format field. One area where this album soars is in the guest artists: These appearances definitely stand out and I feel weird saying it, but I think the album would benefit from even more collaboration. Archived from on December 28, 2016. It seems to capture an artist in a slightly awkward state of flux, unsure whether to cravenly embrace the kind of pop stardom that gets you on the shortlist for the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice awards or throw caution to the wind and do something more interesting artistically. Archived from on September 22, 2016. The single debuted at number 40 on the , opening at number 22 on the chart with 28,000 downloads with only one day of charting and at number 37 on the chart with 36 million of audience, following its first full week of airplay. But such imperfections are par for the course: He'd rather express everything he's feeling than put forth an airbrushed or idealized version of himself.
The video was nominated for at the a day before its release, leading many observers to wonder whether it was included based on merit, or instead as a result of the singer's popularity on the channel. Canton later confirmed that the car did belong to The Weeknd. Archived from on November 29, 2016. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Producers Cirkut and Doc McKinney then continued work on the track.
It was released as the first single from the album on September 21, 2016, by and. The music video for the song premiered on September 28. In an interview with , The Weeknd revealed that heavy influences on the album were and the. On February 12, 2017, The Weeknd and Daft Punk performed at the. Walking through the garage, he passes several luxury automobiles, deciding on a and drives off with a cat in the passenger seat, which transforms into a as he rides off on. The Weeknd said in the interview: The vibe on Starboy comes from that of from Wu-Tang and 50 Cent, the kind of music I listened to as a kid.
Select albums in the Format field. Retrieved April 27, 2017 — via. In the music video, The Weeknd is shown trying to destroy evidence of his previous self, including his own awards from his past album,. Run The Trap was created in July 2012 to bring underground , Hip Hop, Club Music and other related genres to the forefront. It was released on September 22, 2016, following the announcement of the album and its accompanying artwork a day earlier.
Archived from on September 27, 2016. . It sold 88,000 copies in its second week, and 92,000 in its third week. He discovered that the track was a beat that had been playing from a personal device. He then walks through a house full of awards that he's received, as well as a portrait of and a. United Kingdom: from the original on September 27, 2016.
At the time, it marked the second-best total simultaneous Hot 100 entries, after Drake charted 20 songs at the same time in May 2016. In New Zealand, the single debuted at number five, which was followed by two consecutive weeks at number 2 before moving to number one on the chart for the week of October 24, 2016. Archived from on December 24, 2016. It stars French model as the female protagonist. The artists co-wrote and co-produced the song alongside and , with providing additional writing.
Archived from on January 16, 2017. It spent two weeks at number 3 before falling again, ultimately spending 15 consecutive weeks in the top ten. Download the app for free. Australia: from the original on September 27, 2016. It became The Weeknd's third highest debut on the chart and Daft Punk's second top 40 entry. In that sense, Starboy is one of the most confident releases of the year, one bold enough to reveal the cracks in The Weeknd's façade for the sake of resonant art.