The Weeknd made it rain during his live performance of “Save Your Tears” at the 2021 British Record Industry Trusts Show awards.
For his virtual performance, the XO singer donned a Valentino poncho inside a box in the desert before weathering Mother Nature’s storm.
The Weeknd also took Best International Male Solo Artist which was presented by Michelle Obama. Said the former first-lady, “He’s made himself into one of the biggest names in music. In a tough year, he’s provided a light that’s pretty blinding and given us all a reason to dance”.
“To my people in Ethiopia who are suffering, you are deep in my heart”, The Weeknd added from his performance set.
Meanwhile, “Save Your Tears” is currently No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The Weeknd will also perform the remix with Ariana Grande for the first time at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday, May 27.
The Weeknd is also nominated 16 times for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, which takes place Sunday, May 23.