Is The Weeknd dropping ‘The Dawn’? Singer’s hint leaves fans asking for 'proof'
After teasing his fifth studio effort ‘The Dawn’ since August 2021, it looks like The Weeknd has finally made up his mind to drop the album. The R&B crooner took his official Instagram and Twitter accounts respectively over the weekend and quickly broke the Internet after he dropped a hint about ‘The Dawn’s release date.
The Grammy-winning singer, who enjoys close to 36 million followers on Instagram, shared a picture of a green yard with the sun shining among the trees and captioned it as, “wake up at dawn tomorrow…”. The singer's loyal fans, who have been eagerly waiting for his new full-length project, erupted with joy but a few claimed that the singer might be playing with them again just like in the past. ‘The Hills’ hitmaker’s latest project is a follow-up to his fourth album ‘After Hours’ which featured hits like, ‘Save Your Tears’, ‘Heartless’, and ‘Blinding Lights’.
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Is The Weeknd finally dropping ‘The Dawn’?
Looking at his latest social media post, it does seem The Weeknd might finally drop the album. According to his caption, the 31-year-old star has hinted that the album might see the light of the day on Monday, January 3. However, it is a very unusual day to release an album as the new music usually hits the leading streaming platforms on Friday. The Weeknd’s new album hint comes a day after he shared a screenshot of a conversation he had with La Mar Taylor, the co-founder of XO Records. In the cryptic Instagram post, the singer discussed his new studio effort revealing his plans that he might drop the entire album at once instead of a traditional album rollout so that he can "enjoy it with the people."
The Weeknd, in August 2021, had shared the first look of the project right after teasing it first at the Billboard Music Awards in May 2021. Taking to his Instagram, the R&B singer had earlier shared a pic where he was seen giving a side pose with his head tilted a bit low. The Weeknd looked dapper while donning an all-black leather overcoat as a strong light fell on his face. He has been continuously teasing his fans on Twitter since then posting random tweets every now and then. He is yet to share an official release date of the album. MEAWW will keep you posted.
wake up at dawn tomorrow…— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) January 2, 2022
‘Is The Weeknd playing us?’, asks Twitter
Social media users logged into Twitter to get their hands on any information they could get on the album. One user said, “I CAN'T BREATH ARE WE REALLY GETTING THE DAWN TOMORROW OR IS @theweeknd PLAYING US I NEED PROOF.” Another mentioned, “The Weeknd might drop The Dawn" and it has the potential to be as good as ‘After Hours.” The next one tweeted, “Literally can’t sleep right now waiting for The Dawn, The Weeknd better drop something ASAP.”
Meanwhile, one tweeted, “@theweeknd THE DAWN IS COMING ON FRIDAY XO”, as another chimed in, “If The Dawn comes out tomorrow I’m going to go insane, After Hours was on repeat this time last year and I’m gonna know this will be playing non stop.” One user stated, “istg abel this better be it don't be playing with us.” Another individual asserted, “THE DAWN IS DROPPING TOMORROW???? OMG HOLD MY WIG.” One posted, “I better be waking up to some heat abel”, as another concluded, “The Weeknd is teasing the Dawn for tomorrow. If this man really drops it yall gone see me go crazy as always.”
I CAN'T BREATH ARE WE REALLY GETTING THE DAWN TOMORROW OR IS @theweeknd PLAYING US I NEED PROOF— THE DAWN IS UPON US 🌅 (@stargirlhoursx2) January 3, 2022
The Weeknd might drop The Dawn" and it has the potential to be as good as "After Hours” pic.twitter.com/TdSOII3VH3— 🐻 (@santan_childish) January 3, 2022
Literally can’t sleep right now waiting for The Dawn, The Weeknd better drop something ASAP— Ghost 🕸 (@TheReallGhost) January 3, 2022
@theweeknd THE DAWN IS COMING ON FRIDAY XO 🗣️🔊🔥❤️🌅💖💥🤯😱😍🤩😭— Nafisa XO 🌅 (@Nafisa_H_23) January 3, 2022
If The Dawn comes out tomorrow I’m going to go insane, After Hours was on repeat this time last year and I’m gonna know this will be playing non stop #TheWeeknd— Patrick Cullen (@tPatrick_Cullen) January 3, 2022
istg abel this better be it don't be playing with us pic.twitter.com/zoXw2TZTEZ— sonia (@bbysonia_) January 2, 2022
THE DAWN IS DROPPING TOMORROW???? OMG HOLD MY WIG @theweeknd— moonlight bae 🤍 (@touchittarii) January 3, 2022
i better be waking up to some heat abel 😭 pic.twitter.com/4M7xdxmbeh— val (@veemescudii) January 2, 2022
The Weeknd is teasing the Dawn for tomorrow. If this man really drops it yall gone see me go crazy as always pic.twitter.com/y6lZMHfztX— ♦️♦️♦️ (@syrenaras) January 3, 2022