Long Weeknd: Island plots huge return for 'streaming superstar'

Andre Paine

Island is targeting a big opening for The Weeknd’s fourth LP, following his No.1 run with Blinding Lights.

The single has spent five weeks at the top and has sales to date of 666,779 (Official Charts Company).

“It sets this album up brilliantly,” Guillermo Ramos, VP, marketing at Island told Music Week. “And we know that there’s a follow up to Blinding Lights on it.”

After Hours is released on March 20 in partnership with US affiliate Republic Records ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your digital free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...