Abel Makkonen Tesfaye also known professionally as “The Weeknd” an Ethiopian Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer.
The Weeknd has cemented himself two world record holder with his recently 2015 album, “Beauty Behind the Madness“.
Hip-hop singer earned two milestones in the Guinness World Records 2017 Edition which is going to be released on September 8.
The Breakthrough album released on 28 August 2015, was the most streamed album on Spotify in one year by current listeners and racked up 60 million listeners on the streaming service during one year. The album’s hit single, “Can’t Feel My Face” accumulated 448,334,867 streams alone by 13 January 2016.