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THE WEEKND IS THE ONLY ARTIST IN THE LAST YEAR TO RELEASE A 2X MULTI-PLATINUM ALBUM THAT ALSO INCLUDES FOUR PLATINUM OR HIGHER SONGS

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently recognized the unparalleled success of The Weeknd’s album “Starboy” (XO/Republic Records) as well as the artist’s prolific career notching 11 Platinum or multi-Platinum certified songs during the last five years. The Weeknd is the only artist to earn a 2X multi-Platinum album released in the last year that also includes four Platinum (or higher) songs. The “Starboy” single is 5X multi-Platinum, “I Feel It Coming” 2X multi-Platinum and “Party Monster” and “Reminder” are both Platinum.

Additionally, The Weeknd received recognition for more than 35 million RIAA Song Awards achieved in just five years.