Ahead of the big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and hometown Buccaneers though, The Weeknd is doing some solid charitable work in the Tampa area. This involves feeding local healthcare workers who have been amazing during the COVID-19 pandemic with the help of Postmates and Black-owned restaurants in the city, according to TMZ.
Postmates Is Helping Deliver Food To These Healthcare Workers
The Weeknd wants to help Black-owned restaurants gain more support during these crazy times in the country along with looking out for the frontline healthcare workers who’ve worked tirelessly to help people who’ve been fighting this virus.
Postmates will be delivering the food from these Black-owned restaurants in their app. The first place that The Weeknd helped in Tampa is AdventHealth Carrollwood medical facility. Here, food was then received by Mama’s Southern Soul Food, a popular restaurant in the area.
The Weeknd Also Spent Millions Of His Own Money To Make Sure Super Bowl Performance Goes As Planned
Many fans are expecting The Weeknd to put on a hell of a show in Tampa and he is making sure that this is the case. In a recent interview with Billboard, his manager, Wassim Slaiby, revealed that the artist spent $7 million to make sure that the performance is what he envisioned.
“We’ve been really focusing on dialing in on the fans at home and making performances a cinematic experience, and we want to do that with the Super Bowl,” explained The Weeknd.
The Weeknd Released ‘The Highlights’ Album Of Greatest Hits Songs Ahead Of Super Bowl Performance
Last week, The Weeknd also put out a “The Highlights” album which features some of the greatest hits of his career ahead of his Super Bowl performance. This may have been released to gain even more fans ahead of the huge event in Tampa.
Among the hit records included int his project are “Starboy” feat. Daft Punk, “Heartless,” “Blinding Lights,” and “The Hills.” These have been some of the biggest songs of the last five years as well as they went on to dominate charts across the world.
The Weeknd’s Fans Are Still Shocked That He Has No 2021 Grammy Nominations
Back in late November, the nominees were revealed for the 2021 GRAMMYs and there were plenty of snubs. The biggest one was the fact that The Weeknd was oddly not nominated for any awards. This resulted in the Toronto native calling the awards show “corrupt” and that he and his fans deserve transparency.
In his latest Billboard cover story though, The Weeknd revealed that he is moving on from that but admitted that he initially wondered why he wasn’t nominated at all. The new air date for the GRAMMYs is March 14 after being postponed in January due to COVID-19 concerns in Los Angeles.