Starboy (song)

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"Starboy"
Song by The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk
from the album Starboy
ReleasedSeptember 21, 2016 (2016-09-21)
RecordedAugust 25, 2016
StudioConway Recording Studios (Hollywood, California & Paris)[1]
Genre
Length3:50
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
The Weeknd singles chronology
"Wild Love"
(2016)
"Starboy"
(2016)
"I Feel It Coming"
(2016)
Daft Punk singles chronology
"Give Life Back to Music"
(2014)
"Starboy"
(2016)
"I Feel It Coming"
(2016)

"Starboy" is a song recorded by Canadian PBR&B singer-songwriter The Weeknd. It features the French DJ duo Daft Punk. It is taken from his fifth studio album, also called Starboy. It is the first song on the album. The song reached number one in nearly ten countries, including the US, Canada, France, the Netherlands, and New Zealand, while it reached number two in countries like Australia and the UK.[2] "Starboy" is The Weeknd and Daft Punk's first collaboration, before the next single, the top-ten song "I Feel It Coming".

The song was certified quadruple-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales, streams, and shipments of over four million copies there.

References[change | change source]

  1. McCormick, Luke (September 6, 2016). "The Weeknd Reveals Some Details About His New Album In VMAN Cover Story". The Fader. Retrieved September 28, 2016.
  2. Steffen Hung. "australian-charts.com - The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk - Starboy". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2017-03-25.