It seems that some of the Vevo artists’ channels including Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, and Ariana Grande were hacked by one anonymous Twitter user.
Last night, fans were surprised to receive a notification from their favorite artist’s channel thinking that they got a surprise drop of a new song. It turns out that the new content was not for them, nor was it from the artists themselves. The new upload was actually from a suspicious hacker who identified himself as @LOSPELAOSBRO on Twitter. The Twitter user had apparently hacked into some artists’ Vevo affiliated YouTube channels.
ATTENTION: Major artists are currently being hacked by @lospelaosbro 🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨
so far it looks like Juice WRLD, Eminem, Ariana Grande, Harry Styles, Justin Bieber, Travis Scott, Trippie Redd, Michael Jackson, The Weeknd, and even more artist's YouTube channels have been hacked! pic.twitter.com/UtL6yiKxRF
— Music Countdowns (@MCountdowns) April 5, 2022
VEVO has been hacked. Hackers uploaded videos on VEVO affiliated channels including Taylor and Harry. pic.twitter.com/rVoC43zhIX
— Philippine Concerts (@philconcerts) April 5, 2022
The hacker is apparently uploading random music videos to the artist’s YouTube channels, and it seems like the hacker is dedicated to hunting down the channels of different famous singers and rappers as he was able to hack the channels of Harry Styles, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Lil Nas X, Drake, Eminem, even the channel of the late Michael Jackson, and the list just goes on.
Some fans were quick to notice the suspicious activity and demanded action, especially with how quickly the hacker is in getting a hold of a lot of artists’ channels:
— Taylor Swift Updates🧣 (@swifferupdates) April 5, 2022
— Ariana Charts (@chartsariana) April 5, 2022
— Nan Raghav (@NanRaghav) April 5, 2022
Juice WRLD’s official YouTube was hacked
— WRLD News (@WorldddNews) April 5, 2022
THEY REALLY HACKED THE WHOLE MUSIC INDUSTRY 😭💀 pic.twitter.com/GC6uLwDZRZ
— ` (@notfancy_) April 5, 2022
While of course, others took it lightly and added in some humor while dealing with the situation:
they hacked taylor swift's youtube channel and i'm waiting for her to post this again pic.twitter.com/XUkb5q6nRn
— taylor swift videos (@taylorclipes) April 5, 2022
Wake up harrryyyyyyy a
And the team
Harry's YouTube got hacked pic.twitter.com/NYa3vMaWch
— AdoreHarryStyles 📚 (@vwillbealright) April 5, 2022
AINT NO WAY HE HACKED ARIANA GRANDE AND HARRY STYLES IN 10 MINUTES pic.twitter.com/88EaYYekYs
— AMIRA (Taylor’s Version) (@zouisbigtoe) April 5, 2022
taylor swift, ariana grande, and harry style’s managers waking up and seeing they got hacked pic.twitter.com/Dbqy7tR71R
— milf hongjoong protector (@woosansdimples) April 5, 2022
the man who hacked harry's youtube acc pic.twitter.com/8AQAZrjyXe
— Monseꕤ Track#3🏠 (@vodkaskys) April 5, 2022
Fortunately, the uploaded videos were swiftly taken down and deleted from the hacked channels. Meanwhile, fans are still trying to identify the real person behind the whole chaos and hoping for Vevo to address the situation.
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