|Birth name||Abel Makkonen Tesfaye|
|Also known as||The Weeknd|
|Born||February 16, 1990|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, record producer|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, keyboard|
Abel Tesfaye, (known professionally as The Weeknd), is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Work with Halsey
In the fall of 2015, The Weeknd invited fellow singer-songwriter Halsey to open for him on select dates of The Madness Fall Tour. He also wrote with her for her upcoming album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom.