The Weeknd Has Chopped Off His Hair And Looks Rather Dashing

​The Canadian singer has debuted a shocking new hair do to coincide with the release of his new album, Starboy


Male celebrities who probably look better with short hair:

Leonardo DiCaprio 

David Beckham 

Chris Hemsworth  

Justin Timberlake 

And now, The Weeknd.

Over the weekend, The Weeknd (wow, this is already confusing) finally unveiled the cover art for his new album, Starboy, in which he is sporting a shorter, angular hair do.

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Gone are the Krusty The Clown'esque spiky locks in favor of a new high top haircut ahead of the release of his third album. 

The R&B star – who's currently dating Bella Hadid – previously explained the reason behind his trademark look, admitting to Rolling Stone that his hair was inspired by American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

'I want to be remembered as iconic and different,' he said.

The singer – whose real name is Abel Tesfaye – also unveiled the title track of his new album (of the same name), recorded with Daft Punk.

The new single 'Starboy' will be released 25 November.

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