From City / Country:
Scarborough, Ontario, CanadaDebut Release:
House of Balloons (2011)Biggest Hit:
Starboy (2016)Previous EMA Wins:
Abel Tesfaye started his career by anonymously uploading videos of his music to YouTube under what is now known as his stage name, The Weeknd.Why MTV Loves Him:
The Weeknd keeps impressive company both professionally and personally. When he's not hitting the stage with the likes of Daft Punk, Drake and Kanye West, the R&B singer is all about the PDA while spending time with girlfriend Selena Gomez.