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The Weeknd Signs With Creative Artists Agency

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R&B superstar The Weeknd (born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye) has signed with the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) across all areas worldwide.

The 31-year-old singer was previously represented by WME and has released 4 studio albums and 3 full-length mixtapes over his 10-year-long career thus far, earning him 3 Grammy Awards, 5 American Music Awards, and one Academy Award nomination, among other esteemed recognitions.

"Abel, Sal and their team are as ambitious in their thinking as we are, clearly seeing the special opportunities they have, both in building their business to new heights and having a meaningful cultural impact," CAA's Christian Carino said in a statement.

Having released After Hours, his critically acclaimed fourth studio album last March, the Weeknd is planning to promote the record on a worldwide tour that is slated to kick off sometime in January of 2022.

(Photo: Duncan Loudon)

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