Shakeup: It was announced earlier this month that The Weeknd (seen at the Super Bowl in February 2021) along with the Swedish House Mafia would replace Sunday night frontman Kanye West
Sunday night: The Weeknd and the Swedish Mafia
This year’s Coachella lineup gets a big makeover as earlier this month it was announced that The Weekend with the Swedish Mafia would be replacing Sunday evening frontman Kanye West.
The Weeknd and the house band – including Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso – had a working relationship when they collaborated on the hit song Moth To A Flame and also had the same SALXCO management team.
It’s not yet clear how the spotlight gig will work, meaning whether one will perform after the other or they’ll shut down, but the publication’s sources say The Weeknd’s portion is likely to be shorter due to Limited time to prepare for the show.
This will also be the Swiss House Mafia’s big comeback to the hugely popular music festival as they haven’t performed at the festival since 2012 when they disbanded in 2013 at the height of their popularity. .
The Weeknd first took to the Coachella stage in 2012 and then three years later in 2015. He officially topped the festival in 2018 alongside Beyonce and rapper Eminem.
No longer the Bad Guy: At just 20 years old, Billie Eilish (seen at Inglewood earlier this month) is one of the biggest pop stars in the world and will be the headline of day 2 of the hugely 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 be headlines on day 2 of the hugely popular festival.
She performed at Coachella again in 2019 (the last time the festival was held due to COVID-19 related postponements), which wasn’t one of her brightest moments because She started her practice 40 minutes late, forgot her lyrics, and even tripped on stage.
Eilish spoke to V Magazine last month about the difficult experience on one of the biggest phases of her career when she said: ‘I’m really outraged by the things that have happened around me in the past few months. that time period. I ruined myself by one person, but that’s okay. ‘
She didn’t elaborate further who it was, but based on scenes from the 2021 documentary The World’s A Little Blurry, she could refer to her then-boyfriend as Brandon Adams.
The Los Angeles native may be quite young, but she was a veteran of the music industry when she first came to public attention at the age of 13 with her debut single Ocean Eyes.
She, along with her brother and fellow artist known as FINNEAS, has become one of the biggest acts in music with a number of chart-topping and award-recognized hits, including seven Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, two Guinness Records, three MTV Video Music Awards. , three Brit Awards, a Golden Globe and even an Oscar.
What a debut! It will be the first time Harry Styles (seen at the Brit Awards in London in February) has performed at Coachella, and it’s a gig that catches the eye.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Harry Styles
This will be Harry Styles’ first time performing at Coachella, and it’s a show to behold.
Olivia Wilde’s 28-year-old boyfriend has enjoyed a very successful solo career after becoming one of One Direction’s best-selling boy bands of all time.
The British artist’s musical career began in 2010 as a solo contestant on the British reality singing competition show X Factor when he was brought back into the singing group after being eliminated.
After the group disbanded in 2016, he released a solo album of the same name through Columbia records, which debuted at number one in the UK and US in 2017.
His second album, titled Fine Line, released in 2019 also topped the chart, generating the biggest first-week sales by a British male artist in chart history.
Later this year Styles will release his third full-length album, titled Harry’s House, when he released chart-topping single As It Was earlier this month to boost sales.