The Weeknd Debuts New Song During TikTok Virtual Concert

Written by on August 8, 2020

The Weeknd introduced After Hours to TikTok throughout his “Weeknd Expertise” digital live performance on Friday night time.

As a part of the app’s first-ever augmented actuality, interactive livestream, a digital avatar of the XO crooner thrilled followers with a 20-minute efficiency together with new music. Wearing his signature pink blazer and sun shades, The Weeknd kicked off the five-song set with “Pray for Me,” his Black Panther collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, as followers stuffed the “metropolis” with their feedback.

With over 230,000 viewers tuned in, he then handled them to a minute-long snippet of a model new track. “I don’t actually care in case your tears fall down your face / you play the sufferer each time,” he sings on the stripped-down monitor. “I would like you to know that / We ain’t by no means gonna return / This time it bought so dangerous / It’s greatest for me / It’s greatest for you.”

The digital Abel picked up a frog through the efficiency whereas the immediate requested followers to vote if he ought to lick the creature. After a convincing “sure,” the app appeared to crashed for some customers because of an overload of followers making an attempt to vote.

However the present went on. The Weeknd visited a digital Sin Metropolis whereas performing his chart-topping hit “Blinding Lights,” accompanied by neon indicators and fireworks. Doja Cat quickly joined Abel for the remix to “In Your Eyes,” dancing in a leopard-print catsuit.

The live performance capped off with “Save Your Tears” as The Weeknd raced by way of his digital world in a pink 3D convertible earlier than disappearing into skinny air. A bigger model of the singer appeared in his place, towering over town for the dramatic finale.

For those who missed any of the live performance, watch it in full beneath.

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