Shakeup: It was announced earlier this month that The Weeknd (seen at the Super Bowl in February 2021) alongside Swedish House Mafia would replace Sunday night headliner Kanye West
SUNDAY NIGHT: The Weeknd and the Swedish house mafia
This year’s Coachella lineup featured a massive change as earlier this month it was announced that The Weekend alongside Swedish House Mafia would replace Sunday night headliner Kanye West.
The Weeknd and the house music group – consisting of Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso – have a working relationship as they collaborated together on the hit track Moth To A Flame and also have the same SALXCO management team.
It’s still unclear how the headlining concert will work, i.e. if one will perform after another or if it will fade away, but the publication’s sources said the part of The Weeknd would likely be shorter given the time constraints to prepare for the show.
It will also be Swedish House Mafia’s big return to the wildly popular music festival as they haven’t played there since 2012, as they disbanded in 2013 at their absolute peak of popularity.
The Weeknd first hit the Coachella stage in 2012 and then three years later in 2015. He officially headlined the festival in 2018 with Beyonce and rapper Eminem.
He’s not a villain anymore: At just 20, Billie Eilish (seen performing in Inglewood earlier this month) is one of the world’s biggest pop stars and will headline the second day of the very popular festival
SATURDAY NIGHT: Billie Eilish
At just 20 years old, Billie Eilish is one of the biggest pop stars in the world and will headline day two of the hugely popular festival.
She performed at Coachella another time in 2019 (the last time the festival took place due to COVID-19 related postponements), which wasn’t one of her brightest moments as she notably started his set 40 minutes late, forgot the lyrics to his songs. , and even stumbled on stage.
Eilish spoke to V Magazine last month about the difficult experience on one of the biggest stages of her career, saying, “I really hate the things around me during that time.” I had this ruined for me by one person, but that’s okay.
She didn’t elaborate on who that person was, but based on scenes from her 2021 documentary The World Is A Little Blurred, she could be referring to then-boyfriend Brandon Adams.
The Los Angeles native may be relatively young, but she’s a veteran of the music industry as she first caught the public eye at the age of 13 with her debut single Ocean. Eyes.
Along with her older brother and fellow artist known as FINNEAS, she has become one of music’s greatest artists with multiple hits and accolades, including seven Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, two Guinness World Records, three MTV Video Music Awards. , three Brit Awards, a Golden Globe Award and even an Academy Award.
What a start! This will be the first time Harry Styles (seen performing at the Brit Awards in London in February) has performed at Coachella and it’s a headlining gig
FRIDAY NIGHT: Harry Styles
This will be Harry Styles’ first time performing at Coachella and it’s a headlining gig.
Olivia Wilde’s 28-year-old boyfriend has had a hugely successful solo career after being part of one of the best-selling boy bands of all time in One Direction.
The British entertainer’s musical career began in 2010 as a solo contestant on UK reality competition show X Factor, when he was brought back to join the singing group after they were eliminated.
After the group disbanded in 2016, he released a self-titled solo album through Columbia records which debuted at number one in the UK and US in 2017.
His second album, titled Fine Line, was released in 2019 and also debuted atop the charts, achieving the biggest first-week sales by an English male artist in chart history.
Later this year, Styles will release his third full album, titled Harry’s House, as he released the chart-topping single As It Was earlier this month to speed up the release.