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