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New Orleans’ Voodoo Fest Canceled for Third Straight Year

Fans of the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience will have to wait a bit longer before the festival returns to New Orleans. On Friday, organizers confirmed in an announcement on social media and the festival’s website that the event won’t happen this year, calling it a “pause.” New Orleans’ major spring festivals — the Jazz & Heritage […]

Harry Styles Welcomes Lizzo for Pair of Hits at Coachella Weekend 2

Harry Styles brought out special guest Lizzo during his headlining set at weekend two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday night. Toward the end of his high-energy main stage performance, the 28-year-old British pop star surprised festivalgoers by inviting the “Truth Hurts” singer onstage for a dazzling cover of Gloria Gaynor’s 1978 disco anthem “I […]

Inside Coachella Day Three: The Weeknd, Swedish House Mafia Close Out Comeback Festival

After three days of music, art and star-studded parties in the desert, The Weeknd brought Coachella to a close on Sunday night, with a set he had less than two weeks to plan after stepping in last-minute for Kanye “Ye” West. The star joined Swedish House Mafia for the final night’s headlining slot — alongside […]

Megan Thee Stallion’s Coachella “WAP” Performance Causes Headache for Chinese Censors

Megan Thee Stallion’s risqué Coachella 2022 performance wowed festival fans Saturday — but also proved to be a huge headache for censors in China. Monitoring site What’s On Weibo noticed that users on Chinese social media and messaging app WeChat have been live-streaming Coachella illegally, with censors trying to catch moments or performances that transgressed […]

Inside Coachella Day Two: Billie Eilish Makes Move to Headliner, While Hollywood Hits Parties

Coachella’s long-awaited return continued Saturday night with headliner Billie Eilish, some festival surprises and A-listers turning out for the desert’s biggest parties. Taking the main stage that Harry Styles had graced the night before, Eilish kicked off her 90-minute set at 11:30 p.m. and ran through her biggest hits with support from brother and musical […]

Inside Coachella Day One: Harry Styles Kicks Off Festival’s Return After Two-Year Hiatus

After having been canceled in 2020 and 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival made its return to the desert on Friday, led by headliner Harry Styles. Taking the stage at 11:35 p.m. on the dot, Styles kicked off the show with a performance of new single “As It Was” […]

The 20+ Best Celebrity-Inspired Coachella Outfit Ideas, from Boho-Chic to Edgy

Whether you're heading to the main stage, backstage or the Sahara tent, stay stylish and comfortable in these summer-ready looks.

Neon Carnival Heads to the Metaverse With Paris Hilton

As Neon Carnival gets ready to return to the desert following a two-year hiatus, the coveted festival afterparty is also heading to the metaverse. Paris Hilton will host the Neon Carnival experience in the metaverse in Paris World on the online gaming platform Roblox, giving the public an inside look at the exclusive event for […]

Big Sean on His Coachella Return and Playing for Pandemic-Era Crowds

Three years after going dark in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back. Festivalgoers are once again descending on the desert over two long April weekends (April 15-17 and 22-24) for music, fashion and flower crowns. Harry Styles, Billie Eilish and The Weeknd with Swedish House Mafia (filling […]

The Weeknd, Swedish House Mafia Replace Kanye West as Coachella Headliners

Coachella has quickly tapped a pair of new headliners to replace last-minute scratch Kanye West. On Wednesday, organizers of this year’s event — which will unfold on the weekends of April 15-17 and April 22-24 — announced that The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia will close things down in the Sunday slots. The names appeared […]

Kanye West Drops Out of Coachella Headlining Set

Kanye West has pulled out of his headlining set at Coachella this year, a source confirmed to Billboard. TMZ was the first to report the news. Reps for West and Coachella have not yet responded to The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard‘s requests for comment. West’s Coachella appearance this year was already shrouded in controversy. A […]

iHeartPodcast Network Union Secures Voluntary Recognition From Management

Workers organizing a union at the iHeartPodcast Network have secured voluntary recognition from management after what the group said was “weeks of negotiation.” The voluntary recognition came after an independent union card check demonstrated that “an overwhelming majority of employees in the bargaining unit signed union cards” to be represented by the Writers Guild of […]