The Weeknd brought some life into Raymond James Stadium though as he showed why he’s still one of the best artists and performers in the wold right now. There were various moments during the halftime show that did spark memes though but the Toronto native is fully embracing all of them.
The Weeknd Loves His Halftime Show Memes
One of the most memorable moments was when The Weeknd was in a room full of gold mirrors and he appeared to be lost. He took to his Twitter feed on Wednesday to post a video of himself in that scene but instead, his voice was replaced with The Joker‘s. This is the villain from the legendary Batman films.
The Weeknd’s Catalog Sees Huge Surge In Sales After Super Bowl
These records all went into the top 10 of streaming apps such as Apple Music and Spotify as well. This is all while his fourth studio album, “After Hours,” continues to dominate as well.
The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ Also Became Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hit Of The Century
“Blinding Lights” has been one of the biggest records over the past year as that also appeared on The Weeknd‘s “After Hours” album. It was originally released in November 2019 and reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
After The Weeknd’s Super Bowl performance, it then broke the record for being the Hot 100’s biggest hit this century. It is platinum in the US and in other countries, it’s just as huge. Blinding Lights is diamond in countries such as France, Germany, and Poland.
The Weeknd Is Still Gaining Support From Fans After Grammy Snubs
In late November, the 2021 Grammy nominations were revealed. Shockingly, The Weeknd wasn’t nominated at all after the huge year he had in 2020. He then took to Twitter to call the GRAMMYs “corrupt” and how he and his fans deserve transparency.
In a new Billboard cover story on him and his XO team though, Weeknd revealed that he’s moving on but was shocked that that happened in the first place. He also wondered what he did wrong for him to not get nominated at all. Either way,, The Weeknd is a legend at this point in his career.