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It’s that point of the yr once more! Arguably one of many greatest music festivals on the planet, Coachella’s lineup reveal is at all times probably the most anticipated time of the yr because it kicks off the pageant season. Spanning over two weekends in April, Coachella places on historic headlining acts like Harry Kinds, Billie Eilish, The Weeknd and Beyoncé. So it’s no surprise that individuals are speculating on Reddit threads and Twitter about who’s going to grace the principle stage.
The pageant is run by Goldenvoice which often broadcasts the pageant lineup originally of January. The most well-liked pageant on the planet is filled with artists who cowl so many genres and carry out within the warmth of the desert in Indio, California. 2022’s acts included Megan Thee Stallion, Phoebe Bridgers, Joji, Lil Child, Jamie xx and Doja Cat. In line with Stereogum, the Coachella lineup is prone to be launched earlier than Bonnaroo releases their lineup on Tuesday, January 10, 2022.
Listed here are the acts which might be rumored to be on the Coachella lineup.
After performing on the pageant in 2019, BLACKPINK will make historical past as the primary Ok-Pop group to headline Coachella if they’re confirmed because the headliners. The woman group consisting of Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa and Rosé launched their second album Born Pink in 2022 and subsequently went on their world tour to advertise. Their world tour dates nonetheless proceed on for the spring of 2023, however there’s a powerful chance that they’ll swing by Coachella in April since they don’t have something deliberate throughout that point.
The elusive Frank Ocean was confirmed as a headliner for Coachella in 2020. Nonetheless, with COVID-19 Lockdown restrictions, the pageant was canceled for that yr. It’s been some time since Frank Ocean carried out stay since his newest album blonde in 2016. The Grammy Award winner hasn’t confirmed that he would play the pageant, however all indicators result in it. Coachella co-founder Paul Tollett informed Los Angeles Occasions that he predicted that Frank could be the headliner for 2023.
“Proper now, it’s the Wild West,” Tollett stated final yr. “I’m simply attempting to be as truthful as I can to artists and to the followers to make it possible for ultimately they get to see everybody that we talked about.” Hopefully, like his tune “Novacane” we get to fulfill Frank at Coachella this yr and perhaps hear some new and long-anticipated music as effectively.
Dangerous Bunny can be extremely imagined to be a headliner for the pageant this yr. He launched the hottest album of 2022, Un Verano Sin Ti and had a sold-out 65-show stadium tour following its launch. If the Puerto Rican star does headline, he could be the primary Spanish-speaking headliner within the historical past of the pageant.
Although in accordance with Billboard, the “Tití Me Pregunta” singer shall be taking a long-deserved break this yr. “I’m taking a break. 2023 is for me, for my bodily well being, my emotional well being to breathe, get pleasure from my achievements,” he informed the publication. “We’re going to have fun. Let’s go right here, let’s go there, let’s go on the boat. I’ve a few sporadic commitments, and I’ll go to the studio, however there’s no strain. Bear in mind your self, cabrón. You’ve labored your ass off.”
Rihanna is perhaps stacking her schedule if she headlines Coachella this yr. The “Love on the Mind” singer is performing on the Tremendous Bowl Half-Time Present in February 2023 and will presumably headline Coachella as effectively. Like Frank, followers have been ready for brand spanking new music and performances from the Fenty Magnificence founder. “If I’m going to depart my child, I’m going to depart my child for one thing particular,” she stated to AP, after she gave beginning and introduced she was going to headline.
On if she’s releasing new music after a brand new child and the Tremendous Bowl information, she was fast to dispel these rumors too. “That’s not true. Tremendous Bowl is one factor. New music is one other factor. Do you hear that followers?” she stated, laughing. “The second that I introduced this, I stated, ‘Oh, my God, they’re going to suppose my album is coming. I have to get to work.” She launched her first music in over 5 years with “Carry Me Up” because the lead single from the Black Panther: Wakanda Ceaselessly soundtrack. The only is the primary solo single from the “Umbrella” singer since her album ANTI was launched in 2016.
SZA additionally launched her long-awaited follow-up to her album Ctrl along with her critically acclaimed album SOS in December 2022. She’s about to embark on her area tour to advertise the album, which mysteriously ends three weeks earlier than Coachella’s first weekend.