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Welp. There goes another one. After releasing his first three mixtapes for free The Weeknd has inked a deal with a major label. It was announced today that The Weeknd aka Abel Tesfaye and his XO crew has signed a deal with Universal Republic — a deal that will begin with a release of those first three mixtapes packaged together as Trilogy, plus three bonus tracks of new material. Trilogy drops November 13th. Lead single “Wicked Games” will be released on iTunes shortly.

The Weeknd is also embarking on tour this fall. Check out the tour dates below.

The Weeknd 2012 tour dates:
09-18 Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center #%
09-19 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion #%
09-21 Chicago, IL – Congress Theater
09-24 Winnipeg, Manitoba – Burton Cummings Theatre
09-26 Edmonton, Alberta – Edmonton Event Centre
09-27 Calgary, Alberta – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
09-29 Vancouver, British Columbia – Pacific Coliseum
09-30 Seattle, WA – Paramount Theater
10-04 San Diego, CA – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre #%
10-05 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre %
10-07 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl #%
10-12 Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
10-16 Orlando, FL – House of Blues
10-17 Miami, FL – The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater
10-19 Atlanta, GA – Atlantic Civic Center
10-20 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
10-22 Boston, MA – House of Blues Boston
10-26 New York, NY – Terminal 5
10-27 Bronx, NY – Paradise Theater
10-29 Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis
11-02 Toronto, Ontario – Sound Academy
11-03 Toronto, Ontario – Sound Academy
% with Florence and the Machine
# with the Maccabees

[Via Complex]