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The Weeknd Will Kick Off First Asia Tour in Hong Kong

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The Weeknd performs at a VIP dinner party hosted by iHeartMedia and MediaLink at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Rock in Antibes, France during the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity on June 20, 2017.

Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling music artist The Weeknd will kick off his first-ever Asia tour Nov. 30 at the AsiaWorld-Expo Arena in Hong Kong.   

The tour will support the genre-spanning artist's highly acclaimed projects -- Beauty Behind the Madness, Starboy and My Dear Melancholy -- all of which have been littered with chart-topping hits.   

Starting off his career anonymously, The Weeknd first broke into the music scene with the 2011 mixtape House of Balloons followed by studio album Kiss Land in 2013 and the widely recognized Beauty Behind the Madness that earned him two Grammy Awards in 2015.   

The Weeknd's fourth full-length album, Starboy, was released in 2016. The title track, featuring Daft Punk, broke the record for most release weekend streams ever upon its release. In less than a week, the single amassed over 17 million streams globally and 6.5 million streams in the United States, becoming #1 most added at Top 40, Rhythm, Urban, and Hot AC.

Promoted by Live Nation, The Weeknd Live in Asia will kick off Nov. 30 in Hong Kong, and visit six additional cities across Asia, including Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Taipei, Seoul and Tokyo.