The Weeknd Teases His Final Album Release

The Weeknd recently caused quite a stir on social media with a mysterious message that suggests his upcoming album could be his final masterpiece. Taking to his Instagram Story, the head honcho of XO Records shared a fan page’s post featuring his captivating performance of “Save Your Tears” at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards. The post featured a quote from performance writer Charlie Morse, marveling at The Weeknd’s calm demeanor amidst speeding cars during the performance. The enigmatic artist added to the intrigue with a cryptic comment, “[T]he end is near.”

Fans are abuzz with speculation about the meaning behind The Weeknd’s message. Many speculate that he might be bidding farewell to his iconic moniker. In a previous interview with W Magazine, he hinted at this possibility, expressing his readiness to “close the Weeknd chapter.” He further explained, “The album I’m currently working on might just be my final masterpiece as The Weeknd,” referring to the follow-up to his 2022 album, Dawn FM. “This feels like a necessary step for me. As The Weeknd, I’ve said all I need to say.”