Canadian megastar The Weeknd is breaking streaming records and topping charts with his new album. Next summer he will headline the massive non-profit Roskilde Festival in Denmark.

The Grammy award winning 26-year-old, Abel Tesfaye is sitting comfortably on pop music’s throne, his new album Starboy went straight to number 1 on the Billboard album chart and has broken Spotify’s record of most streams in one day.

Having previously collaborated with artists such as Beyoncé and Drake, the new Weeknd album features collaborators Daft Punk, Lana Del Rey, Kendrick Lamar and Future.

Head of Roskilde Programme Anders Wahrén says:

“Being one of the biggest pop artists in the world right now, this is a very special artist, and we’re thrilled that he’ll be headlining side by side with acts like Foo Fighters and Arcade Fire.”

The Weeknd will play the Danish festival’s coveted Orange Stage on Wednesday 28 June.

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