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The Weeknd poses with his two trophies at the 58th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 15, 2016. (Photo credit: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP.)

Before The Weeknd's album 'Starboy' drops, we're breaking down his career by the numbers


Before The Weeknd's album 'Starboy' drops, we're breaking down his career by the numbers

WATCH | As the world braces for this Friday's release of The Weeknd's third studio album "Starboy," Circa is analyzing his career ascent by the numbers. (All stats are accurate as of mid-November.)

The Weeknd - The Hills

947 million: Number of YouTube views of his music video for "The Hills."

4.2 million: Number of Twitter followers.

3 million: Number of "Beauty Behind the Madness" albums sold, earning triple-platinum status.

$50,000: Amount he's donated to the University of Toronto's Ethiopic Studies program.

The Weeknd - Starboy (official) ft. Daft Punk

455: Number of days between the releases of "Beauty Behind the Madness" and "Starboy."

The Weeknd - Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) (Lyric Video)

50: Number of "Shades of Grey" referenced in the title of the film featuring The Weeknd's Academy Award-nominated hit, "Earned It."

49.6: Number of minutes needed to play The Weeknd's mixtape "House of Balloons," which made him a breakout star in 2011.

25: Number of North American concerts set for his "Starboy: Legend of the Fall" tour.

11: Age when The Weeknd started smoking weed, according to GQ.

3: Number of his songs once occupying the top three spots on Billboard's Hot R&B chart.

2: Number of Grammy wins, including the 2016 award for Best Urban Contemporary Album.

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