"The Zone" is a song by Canadian singer The Weeknd featuring fellow Canadian rapper Drake. It was originally recorded for The Weeknd's 2011 mixtape Thursday, the song was later remastered and released as the third single for his 2012 album Trilogy. It was released as a digital single on November 16, 2012, by XO and Republic Records. The song serves as the first collaboration between the two artists.
The music video for "The Zone" premiered on November 7, 2012 on The Weeknd's personal YouTube account "xoxxxoooxo" and was directed by The Weeknd himself. It was later uploaded to his Vevo account the following day on November 8, 2012. Since its release, the Vevo upload of the video has been viewed over 60 million times on YouTube.