The Weeknd, right name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye performed a medley of 9 of his biggest hits on the 2021 Worthy Bowl LV Pepsi halftime show on 7 February.
WATCH THE WEEKND’S FULL SHOW
The Weeknd persevered his After Hours character storyline in Sunday’s performance on the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and the video has already racked up more than six million views on YouTube.
FIRST CANADIAN TO HEADLINE SUPER BOWL SHOW
The performance opened with The Weeknd in a convertible with the metropolis lights on the abet of him as Name Out My Name performed and a panoramic opinion of the Raymond James Stadium used to be shown. In step with CBS, The Weeknd is the first Canadian to solo headline the Worthy Bowl halftime show.
He also spent $7m (R104.6m) of his appreciate money to bring his vision for the show to existence.
THE WEEKND’S SHOW A FEAST OF HITS
The Weeknd pulled out your complete stops for his 14-minute performance and sang 9 of his hit songs. He opened with Starboy and adopted this with The Hills.
Subsequent used to be Can’t In truth feel My Face, which used to be filmed up shut as if The Weekend used to be conserving the camera. A neighborhood of folks dressed correct savor him accompanied him for the refrain. Their faces appreciate been lined in bandages and they also ran into each and each other sooner than breaking into dance.
He then performed I In truth feel It Coming as fireworks emerged within the background and Set Your Tears, which had inspired his powerful-discussed “cosmetic surgical operation” spy. Subsequent up used to be Earned It as a string fragment joined him.
The Weeknd and his bandaged dancers bought on the area for Residence of Balloons, and he then triumphantly ended with blinding lights and fireworks whereas performing Blinding Lights.
The electrifying performance used to be directed by Oneohtrix Level Never and it’s certain The Weeknd deserves that Grammy award nomination stunning about now.
NO SPECIAL GUESTS FOR SUPER BOWL SHOW
Within the lead-up to his performance, The Weeknd confirmed there would be no particular mates for his performance.
“I’ve been learning reasonably tons of rumours, I wouldn’t bet on it, there wasn’t any room to envision it within the yarn within the story I used to be telling within the performance. So yeah, there’s no particular mates,” he had told Kay Adams.
He also posted this teaser video within the lead-up to his performance.
MEMES FROM THE WEEKND’S SUPER BOWL DEBUT
Listed below are about a of the humorous memes fans shared after the Blinding Lights hitmaker’s performance.
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