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The Weeknd continues big year with 'The Hills'
The Weeknd continues big year with 'The Hills'

The Weeknd hasn’t had an album out since 2013, but that’s not stopping him from having a massive year. Born Abel Tesfaye, the Weeknd's late-night main stage slot at Coachella last month was smoldering, providing not just the festival’s best surprise in the form of a mini-Kanye West set, but also redemption for the enigmatic alt-R&B singer whose uneven Indio debut in 2012 didn’t match the hype surrounding the mysterious mixtapes that made him an online sensation. And then there’s “Earned It,” his slinky and titillating BDSM anthem lifted from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” soundtrack. The smoky bedroom number became a breakout hit for...

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