Watch The Weeknd heat up with 'Starboy' at the 2016 AMAs

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The Weeknd has been on a roll with electrifying awards show performances, and on Sunday night (Nov. 20), he brought his swagger to the 2016 American Music Awards with his Top 10 smash "Starboy."

Beginning his performance shrouded in an icy cocoon, Abel Tesfaye soon emerged and got the crowd involved with bopping and singing along to the moody hit. The Weeknd has performed "Starboy" at awards ceremonies before -- his MTV EMAs showcase was particularly inspired -- but he may have outdone himself at the AMAs.

"Starboy," which features Daft Punk (who, sadly, were not in attendance at the AMAs), has reached No. 2 on the Hot 100 chart. Starboy, the full-length follow-up to his Grammy-nominated Beauty Behind the Madness album, is due out this Friday.

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James Bay performs "Let it Go" at the 2016 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Fifth Harmony performs "That's My Girl" at the 2016 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Recording artist Shawn Mendes performs onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L-R) Maggie Elizabeth McGraw, recording artists Tim McGraw and Lady Gaga attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Recording artist Shawn Mendes performs onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L-R)Walshy Fire, Jillionaire and Diplo of Major Lazer attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Presenters Gigi Gorgeous (L) and Bebe Rexha speak onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Singer Zayn Malik attends the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2016/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Singer Halsey performs onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2016/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actor Donnie Wahlberg (L) and actress Jenny McCarthy attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2016/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actors T. J. Miller (L) and Olivia Munn attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/AMA2016/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L-R) Singer Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line, Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields, and singer Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line speak onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Presenters Erin Foster (L) and Sara Foster speak onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Singer Bruno Mars (C) perfroms onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Niall Horan performs onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards held at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Co-host Gigi Hadid speaks onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Singers Sting (L) and Zayn Malik attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2016/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Singer Bruno Mars perfroms onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Recording artists Lauren Jauregui, Dinah Jane Hansen, Normani Hamilton, Ally Brooke and Camila Cabello of the band Fifth Harmony perform onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards held at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Model Karlie Kloss (L) and Recording artist Lady Gaga attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Musicians Josh Dun (L) and Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Recording artists Lauren Jauregui, Dinah Jane Hansen, Normani Hamilton, Ally Brooke and Camila Cabello of Fifth Harmony perform onstage at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
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