Following his first solo Saturday Night Live performance, THE WEEKND surprise released “The Hills” Remixes [XO/Republic Records] to all digital partners today.
As part of the releases, he welcomes Eminem and Nicki Minaj, respectively, on two new versions of his RIAA triple-platinum smash, “The Hills.” Upon becoming available Saturday evening, the remixes debuted in the Top 5 on the iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart.
The Grammy Award®-nominated multi-platinum alternative R&B artist surprised audiences everywhere by performing the first remix with Nicki Minaj on SNL. In case you missed it, you can watch it again below.
“The Hills” stands out as one of the year’s biggest songs. In addition to moving over 3,000,000 million digital downloads, it clinched #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for four consecutive weeks, #1 on Rhythm Radio for 6 weeks, and #1 on Urban Radio for 2 weeks. Its music video exceeds 260 million YouTube/VEVO views.
THE WEEKND’s gold-certified third full-length album, Beauty Behind The Madness, is out now.