Songs About Selena Gomez By The Weeknd

Selena looking towards The Weeknd with a dovey eyes, Weeknd in a black suit while Gomez in a pink couture
Selena looking towards The Weeknd with a dovey eyes, Weeknd in a black suit while Gomez in a pink couture ( Source : facebook )

After their difficult split, The Weeknd coped with the breakup by writing songs about the famous Latina singer, Selena Gomez.

Even the Canadian artist's 2018 EP titled "My Dear Melancholy" is believed to be mostly about her.

Songs About Selena Gomez By The Weeknd include tracks like 1. Heartless 2. Call Out My Name 3. Party Monster, and others.

Aside from Selena, The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, is also known for dating Bella Hadid from April 2015 to August 2019. Hadid is the younger sister of Gigi who dated former One Direction member Zayn Malik.

To make this tangled web more congested, Zayn is currently rumored to be dating Selena.

Likewise, after his breakup with Bella, Abel wrote some hits like Save Your Tears and Wasted Time. The Canadian singer's single "Save Your Tears" has already surpassed the 1.2 billion mark on YouTube.


The Weeknd Songs About Selena Gomez

Gomez and Abel (Weeknd) spotted at a romantic date in February 6, 2017 at Hollywood's sunset tower Hotel according to World Music Awards
Gomez and Abel (Weeknd) spotted at a romantic date in February 6, 2017 at Hollywood's sunset tower Hotel according to World Music Awards( Source : facebook )

Here are The Weeknd Songs About Selena which encompass several tracks across various albums and EPs.

Song NameAlbum Name
HeartlessAfter Hours (2019)
Call Out My NameMy Dear Melancholy (2018)
Party MonsterStarboy (2016)
PrivilegeMy Dear Melancholy (2018)
Wasted TimesMy Dear Melancholy (2018)
Hurt YouMy Dear Melancholy (2018)
Try MeMy Dear Melancholy (2018)
I Was Never ThereMy Dear Melancholy (2018)

The most popular out of them all is Call Out My Name off his 2018 EP. That said, Weeknd's songs toward the singer are as follows:

Heartless

Heartless by Weeknd is a reference to his ex-girlfriend Selena and his then-girlfriend Bella Hadid with whom he was sharing a difficult relationship.

According to the Cosmopolitan:

Fans were convinced that Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) shall drop a song about Selena because he confirmed that he registered a song titled "Wait for it! Like Selena"

However, the song never came. Instead, the "Heartless" single was released from his fourth studio album.

Call Out My Name

Call Out My Name is a song where Abel pours out his heart to Selena. He speaks about his relationship about missing his partner.

This song became an instant hit, it has grossed over 878 million on YouTube and became quite popular among the artist's fans.

Party Monster

Party Monster is a song where Weeknd compliments his then-love interest. He shows a raw attraction toward the former Disney actress.

Monster was released in 2016, and it quickly became a hot topic on the internet. It might be the first time for Weeknd to vocally express his feelings about his crush.

Privilege

Privilege is a song that opens with the dissatisfied feelings of the singer. It explores the heartbreak, pain, and misery experienced after a breakup.

Wasted Times

Wasted Times is a song about resentment and hatred which is the second stage of grief experienced after the termination of a relationship.

The track of melancholy is a comparison of the past and present. It might be about his ex, Selena, and his then-girlfriend Bella.

Hurt You

Hurt You is a song about a singer's feelings toward the person that he loves. He expresses that he never had the intention to hurt the person.

According to netizens, the song is dedicated to Selena thus he expresses causing no harm to the artist.

Try Me

Try Me is a song about bargaining or trying to tempt a person who is already in a relationship.

This dedicated track to his ex might be his effort of getting back into the relationship.

I Was Never There

I Was Never There is a track from Melancholy (2018) is a popular track about a lyrical relationship.

According to Genius, the artist was unable to deal with a breakup with his partner in a healthy way thus consorting with substances.

Is My Dear Melancholy About Selena Gomez?

My Dear Melancholy album cover, this EP has reentered the Billboard charts in 2020 as well
My Dear Melancholy album cover, this EP has reentered the Billboard charts in 2020 as well ( Source : twitter )

Yes, My Dear Melancholy is about Selena Gomez. The six songs from this 2018 EP represents the five stages of grief Abel went through after their breakup.

Call Out My Name is a song about his denial of the breakup. He is still seeking a reunion with his partner. Wasted time showcases anger which is the second stage of grief.

Likewise, Try Me is bargaining for seeking a compromise with his partner. Privilege is sadness and desperation which advocates the artist's depression.

Hurt You and I Was Never There is acceptance, he expresses that he does not want to create animosity in their bond.

Therefore, fans are trying to make sense of the song's dedication and hidden messages which relates to Selena, as the EP itself was released after the five months timeline from their breakup.

The Weeknd Justin Bieber Diss

Justin Bieber and the Weeknd meeting at a program in 2017, they have recently become friends after Justin has started following the artist in Instagram
Justin Bieber and the Weeknd meeting at a program in 2017, they have recently become friends after Justin has started following the artist in Instagram( Source : youtube )

The Weeknd dissed Justin Bieber in his feature on Some Way by Canadian rapper, Nav. The reason why was because when Justin called The Weeknd's music "Wack."

According to Grazia, the two artists were enemies for various reasons. Chief among them was Justin and Selena's prior relationship.

After their breakup in 2014, the couple did not keep in touch. However, when Selena started to date Abel, this established the feud between the stars.

In his NSFW song Weeknd stated;

I just took that chick, and I know you feelin' some way

This lyric seems to be a direct diss towards Bieber. However, both artists have settled their beef after Weeknd's breakup with Selena.

Selena Gomez Songs About The Weeknd

Selena Gomez at a photoshoot wearing an oversized tee with a beautiful pants.
Selena Gomez at a photoshoot wearing an oversized tee with a beautiful pants.( Source : instagram )

Selena Gomez songs about The Weeknd are Vulnerable, People You Know, and Fun. According to Vulture, in Vulnerable Selena explained her feelings towards Abel.

In the track, the Latina star asks whether he has the ability to be with her. Additionally, People You Know explains the artist's state of mind.

It is a metaphorical track that explains that she is also having a hard time with the breakup. Thankfully, both stars have ended things on good terms.

Furthermore, the track fun explains why her relationship with Abel was destined to be short-term, as both their personality and choices were quite different from each other.

The singer states that she does not have any hard feelings in the song.

How Long Did Selena Gomez And The Weeknd Date?

Selena and Weeknd in 2023. Selena is promoting her new beauty product from RareBeauty while Weeknd is working in his new TV show with HBO
Selena and Weeknd in 2023. Selena is promoting her new beauty product from RareBeauty while Weeknd is working in his new TV show with HBO( Source : instagram )

Selena Gomez and Weeknd dated for 10 months. They started dating on January 2017 and called it quits on October 2017.

Selena and Weeknd were not compatible with each other. Abel met Selena at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2015 but had had a crush on the artist for a long time.

After Selena's ups and down with Bieber, she accepted Tesfaye's advances easily. She tried to work it out with Abel but her feelings for Bieber led her to part ways with The Weeknd.

Furthermore, Selena also ended her romantic pursuit of Justin in 2018. She deleted the photos of Bieber from her Instagram as well.

Since then, both The Weeknd and Justin have become among the most listened artists in 2023. As for Selena, she is rumored to be dating Zayn Malik this year.

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