‘The Weeknd is an undoubted global superstar’– NME
‘An orgasmic crowd pleaser’ – GQ
(HONG KONG - 17 August, 2018) Live Nation is thrilled to announce Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd will kick off his first-ever Asia tour in Hong Kong on Friday, 30 November at the AsiaWorld-Expo Arena. The tour will support the genre-spanning artist’s highly-acclaimed projects – Beauty Behind the Madness, Starboy, and My Dear Melancholy – all of which have been littered with chart-topping hits.
Tickets at HKD 1398 / 998 / 798 / 698 will be available via HK Ticketing on 30 August (Thursday) starting 10am through www.hkticketing.com and their hotline 31 288 288. Live Nation members can purchase tickets ahead from 28 August (Tuesday) 10am to 11:59pm. For ticketing info and membership sign up, please visit www.livenation.hk.
Promoted by Live Nation, The Weeknd Live In Asia will kick off on Friday, 30 November in Hong Kong, and visit 6 additional cities across Asia including Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Taipei, Seoul, and Tokyo.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Starting off his career anonymously, The Weeknd first broke into the music scene with the 2011 mixtape House of Balloons followed by studio album Kiss Land in 2013 and the widely recognized Beauty Behind the Madness that earned him two Grammy Awards in 2015, an RIAA triple-platinum certification for cumulative sales in excess of 3 million, 22 RIAA certifications from tracks alone with “The Hills” [9x-platinum], “Can’t Feel My Face” [7x-platinum], “Often” [3x-platinum], “In The Night” [2x-platinum], and “Acquainted” [platinum]. “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” even garnered The Weeknd his first ever Academy Award® nomination in the category of “Best Original Song.” The Weeknd’s fourth full-length album “Starboy” is set for release November 25, 2016. The title track featuring Daft Punk broke the record for “Most Release Weekend Streams Ever” upon its release. In less than a week, the single amassed over 17 million streams globally and 6.5 million streams in the United States, becoming #1 Most Added at Top 40, Rhythm, Urban, and Hot AC.
Date: 30 November 2018 (Friday)
Show Time: 8pm
Venue: AsiaWorld-Expo Arena
Standing – HKD 1398 / 998
Seated – HKD 1398 / 998 / 798 / 698
(+ Ticketing Fee)
Live Nation Members Pre-sale
28 August (Tuesday) 10am to 11:59pm
30 August (Thursday) 10am
Promoter: Live Nation (HK) Limited