The Weeknd Catches Fire in 'Can't Feel My Face' Music Video: Watch
The Weeknd has figuratively caught fire on the charts, with a No. 2 smash in "Can't Feel My Face" and two other Top 10 hits ("The Hills" and "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)") to show off in 2015. The official video for "Face" has finally arrived (exclusively on Apple Music), with the elusive R&B superstar literally catching fire in a bar that previously wasn't feeling his slinky, seductive vibe.
Abel Tesfaye simply cannot catch a break in a crowded bar -- at first, he receives eye-rolls, then a few items being tossed his way, and finally an open lighter that ignites his performance. The on-fire dance is a huge crowd-pleaser… and also a little reminiscent of Michael Jackson's infamous incident during his Pepsi commercial shoot? "Can't Feel My Face" is certainly a sonic homage to MJ, and watching the Weeknd strut around ablaze is an eery coincidence.
The single comes from the Weeknd's highly anticipated new album, Beauty Behind The Madness, due out Aug. 28. The singer-songwriter will also be headlining Billboard's inaugural Hot 100 Fest next month; click here for more info!
In addition, Tom Cruise performed a stirring rendition of "Can't Feel My Face" on Monday night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Watch the performance below: