Canadian singer The Weeknd has released his anticipated third studio album, ‘Starboy’, which is No. 1 in the charts of over 80 countries across the world.
The album was released on Friday and in less than 24 hours achieved the feat.
The Weeknd himself expressed his amazement to such accomplishment by writing on Instagram:
”So f**king surreal !!!!! Number 1 in over 80 countries and counting. Special thanks to everyone that worked on the album !”
The ‘Earned It’ singer held a listening party for the album launch which was attended by various celebrities.
Singles from the album include ‘Starboy’, which features guest appearances from French electronic duo Daft Punk, and ‘False Alarm’.
Prior to the launch of the album, the 26-year-old released a short film titled ‘Mania’.
The 12 minute-long short film was released on Wednesday. It was directed by Grant Singer, the same director of the ‘Starboy’ music video.