While he’s not going to be participating in the Grammys, The Weekend is going to perform at super Bowls half-time show this year. It’s surely is an amazing experience for any artist and R&B superstar has generated huge excitement for his show, as he spent $7 million of his own money on production costs for the show according tot his manager Wassim “Sal” Slaiby.
Toronto Mayor John Tory shared a screenshot of the announcement on Twitter proclaiming February 7th as The Weeknd day as captions read, “Proud to proclaim February 7th The Weeknd Day in Toronto as we honour @theweeknd who is performing today at the #SuperBowl.” He said, “Torontonians are cheering on proudly as he takes the stage at the #HalfTimeShow.”
— John Tory (@JohnTory) February 7, 2021
Statement read: “This Sunday – on Super Bowl Sunday – we celebrate The Weeknd as he becomes the first Canadian to headline a solo halftime show and only the third Canadian ever to perform live at one of the world’s most-watched events,” – it continues, “Toronto is proud that one of its own, The Weeknd, has achieved such enormous popularity both here at home and on the world stage. NOW THEREFORE, I, Mayor John Tory, on behalf of Toronto City Council, do hereby proclaim Feb 7th, 2021 as ‘The Weeknd Day’ in the City Of Toronto.”