The Weeknd new album Dawn FM: tracklist, features, release date and more
11 March 2022, 14:27
The singer has addressed a photo of a tracklist circulating online, which is promoted as the original tracklist for his album.
The Weeknd has announced the release of his new album Dawn FM for January 7th.
Revealing the album's cover art, which features him as an elderly guy, Dawn FM is set to drop on this week, with features from the likes of Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, Quincy Jones, Oneohtrix Point Never, and actor Jim Carrey.
Making the announcement on his IG today (Tue 4 Jan), The Weeknd – whose real name is Abel Tesfaye – has been teasing fans on social media with hints about what's to come on the album.
So, what exactly do we know about the album? Is there a tracklist? Who will make an appearance? Here's all you need know about The Weeknd's fifth studio album Dawn FM.
When will Dawn FM be released?
The Weeknd confirmed that the album will be released this week, dropping on January 7th.
Who will feature on the album?
Confirmed artists set to appear on Dawn FM include Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne, Quincy Jones, frequent collaborator Oneohtrix Point Never, and actor Jim Carrey.
After Jim Carrey quote tweeted The Weeknd's trailer announcement for the album on Twitter saying: "I listened to Dawn FM with my good friend Abel @theweeknd last night. It was deep and elegant and it danced me around the room. I’m thrilled to play a part in his symphony", he replied saying "Thank you for being a part of this. It’s kismet. Full circle".
In the past, The Weeknd has collaborated with some huge names - including Travis Scott, Beyoncé, Drake and Future.
new album : dawn FM // january 7th pic.twitter.com/2H8AsuLcCi— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) January 3, 2022
Is there a tracklist?
The full track list for Dawn FM has been released. The album features 16 songs.
- Dawn FM
- How Do I Make You Love Me?
- Take My Breath
- A Tale by Quincy
- Out of Time
- Here We Go… Again
- Best Friends
- Is There Someone Else?
- Starry Eyes
- Every Angel Is Terrifying
- Don’t Break My Heart
- I Heard You’re Married
- Less Than Zero
- Phantom Regret by Jim
On Wednesday (Mar 9) The Weeknd shut down claims of another original tracklist for his 'Dawn FM' album.
The tracklist was promoted as the “original” version and contained 19 tracks compared to the actual 16 released. The list showed that Ariana Grande, Ty Dolla $ign and Kali Uchis were featuring on the album.
However, The Weeknd put the rumours to bed with a simple tweet, writing: "i love every single one of these artists but this is beyond fake. XO".
Is The Weeknd going on tour?
He sure is! He also promises it will be "madness". See the full list of 2022 tour dates and venues below:
January 14 & 15 - Vancouver, Canada @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
January 17 - Edmonton, Canada @ Rogers Place
January 19 - Winnipeg, Canada @ Bell Mts Place
February 1 & 2 - Toronto, Canada @ Scotiabank Arena
February 3 - Montreal, Canada @ Centre Bell
April 10 & 11- Toronto, Canada @ Scotiabank Arena
January 23 - St Paul, Minnesota @ XCEL Energy Center
January 23 & 24 - Chicago, Illinois @ united Center
January 26 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin @ Fiserv Forum
January 27 - Detroit, Michigan @ Little Caesars Arena
January 29 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania @ PPG Paints Arena
January 30 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
February 5 - Newark, New Jersey @ Prudential Center
February 6 - Uncasville, Connecticut @ Mohegan Sun
February 8 & 9 - Boston, Massachusetts @ TD Garden
February 11 - Brooklyn, New York @ Barclays Center
February 12 - Washington DC @ Capital One Arena
February 15 - Charlotte, North Carolina @ Spectrum Center
February 16 - Nashville, Tennessee @ Bridgestone Arena
February 19 - Kansas City, Missouri @ T-Mobile Center
February 20 - Tulsa, Oklahoma @ Bok Center
February 22 - New Orleans, Louisiana @ Smoothie King Center
February 24 - Houston, Texas @ Toyota Center
February 25 - Dallas, Texas @ American Airlines Center
February 27 - Denver, Colorado @ Ball Arena
March 1 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ Vivint Arena
March 3 - Portland, Oregon @ Moda Center
March 4 - Seattle, Washington @ Climate Pledge Arena
March 6 - Sacramento, California @ Golden 1 Centre
March 8 - Oakland, California @ Oakland Arena
March 9 - San Jose, California @ SAP Center
March 11 - Los Angeles, California @ The Forum
March 13 - San Diego, California @ Pechanga Arena
March 15 & 16 - Anaheim, California @ Honda Center
March 18, 19 & 20 - Los Angeles, California @ Staples Center
March 22 - Glendale, Arizona @ Gila River Arena
March 25 - Forth Worth, Texas @ Dickies Arena
March 28 - Orlando, Florida @ Amway Center
March 29 & 30- Miami, Florida @ FTX Arena
April 1 - Atlanta, Georgia @ State Farm Arena
April 3 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania @ Wells Fargo Center
April 4 & 5 - New York, New York @ Madison Square Garden
April 7 - Belmont Park, New York @ UBS Center
April 8 - Buffalo, New York @ Keybank Center
April 14 - St Louis, Missouri @ Enterprise Center
April 16 - Omaha, Nevada @ Chi Health Center Omaha
April 18 - Austin, Texas @ Moody Center
April 19 - San Antonio, Texas @ AT&T Center
April 23 - Las Vegas, Nevada @ T-Mobile Arena
April 24 - Phoenix, Arizona @ Phoenix Suns Arena
April 27 - Fresno, California @ Save Mart Center
April 30 - Spokane, Washington @ Spokane Arena
May 1 - Tacoma, Washington @ Tacoma Dome
September 10 - Helsinki, Finland @ Hartwall Arena
September 13 - Stokholm, Sweden @ Ericsson Globe
September 15 & 16 - Copenhagen, Denmark @ Royal Arena
September 18 - Olso, Norway @ Telenor Arena
September 20 - Hamburg, Germany @ Barclaycard Arena
September 21 - Cologne, Germany @ Laxness Arena
September 23 - Munich, Germany @ Olympiahalle
September 24 - Berlin, Germany @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
September 26 - Vienna, Austria @ Stradthalle
September 28 & 29 - Antwerp, Belgium @ Sportpaleis
October 1 - Cologne, Germany @ Lanxess Arena
October 3 & 4 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Ziggo Dome
October 18, 19 & 20 - Paris, France @ Accor Arena
October 22 - Bordeaux, France @ Arkea Arena
October 24 - Madrid, Spain @ Wizink Center
October 25 & 26 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Altice Arena
October 28 - Barcelona, Spain @ Palau Saint Jordi
October 29 - Montpellier, France @ Sud De France Arena
October 31 & November 1 - Milan, Italy @ Mediolanium Forum
November 2 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Hallenstadion
November 4 - Budapest, Hungary @ Budapest Arena
November 5 - Prague, Czech Republic @ O2 Arena
November 7 - Krakow, Poland @ Tauron Arena
November 10 - Mannheim, Germany @ SAP Arena
November 11 - Lyon, France @ Hall Tony Garnier
November 13 - Paris, France @ Accor Arena
October 6, 7 & 8 - London @ The O2
October 10 - Manchester @ AO Arena
October 11 - Birmingham @ Utilita Arena
October 13 - Belfast @ SSE Arena
October 15 - Newcastle @ Utilita Arena
October 16 - London @ The O2
November 15 - Glasgow @ SSE Hydro
November 16 - London @ The O2