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Coachella 2022 wrap-up: Highlights from the festival’s second weekend

The first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was a blast!

Several artists, performers, and music fans gathered in Indio, California, to witness the amazing event.

The fun continued as Coachella kicked it off on its second week from April 22 to 24 at Empire Polo Ground, California, with other fantastic performances from Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Swedish House Mafia, The Weeknd, and many more.

If you haven’t got the chance to watch or you want to reminisce the experience, don’t worry because we’ve got you covered. From impressive performances to surprise guests, we listed some of the best moments captured from the music festival.

Here are the highlights of the second week of Coachella 2022.

Harry Styles shared the Coachella stage with Lizzo

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Harry Styles and Lizzo wowed fans with their duet of Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive.” | via @eversince_2010 on Twitter

Coachella fans were surprised when Harry Styles shared the stage and had a legendary performance with Lizzo. The two sang Gloria Gaynor’s hit song, “I Will Survive”, making the crowd emotional. They also performed One Direction’s hit song, “What Makes You Beautiful.”

Lizzo also expressed her heartfelt message to Styles in an Instagram post, saying, “@Harry_Styles is a treasure, gods gift to rock n roll, the light that comes from him is real and infinite. He makes being on stage in front of hundreds n thousands easy cus it’s w a friend. His team is incredible— and baby them Gucci coats.?! Thank you, H, like you said, “until next time.”

 

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Anitta shared a kiss with her backup dancer

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Anitta surprised fans when she shared a kiss with one of her backup dancers onstage. | via @coachella on Twitter

The Brazilian singer joined Coachella again for week 2 to perform her hit number “Me Dusta.” Snoop Dog joined her again, but this time virtually. But what shocked the fans more was when she kissed one of her backup dancers on stage!

Big Sean and Mike Posner hyped the crowd with their performance

Mike Posner joined Big Sean on the stage to sing “Cooler Than Me.” | via @coachella on Twitter

Big Sean made the crowd go wild when he went shirtless while singing “Mercy.” But the crowd got even wilder when Mike Posner joined him. The two led the audience on a trip down memory lane back to 2010 as they sang a few choruses of “Cooler than Me.”

The fans expressed their awe and appreciation for the two.

Kendrick Lamar surprised fans at Coachella 2022

Kendrick Lamar made a surprise appearance at Coachella to join the performance of his cousin Baby Keem. | via @RapHubDaily on Twitter

Baby Keem drove the crowd crazy when his cousin Kendrick Lamar joined him in his performance. Unfortunately, only the in-person audience had the chance to watch them perform because their performance was not included in the Coachella livestream.

Conan Gray’s Coachella debut

Conan Gray served looks at his Coachella debut with a pink sequined jumpsuit. | via @coachella on Twitter

American singer-songwriter Conan Gray marks his Coachella debut this year. He got the crowd to sing along with his hit songs such as “Heather,” “Wish You Were Sober,” and “Maniac.”
Conan Gray also served looks and got the crowd’s attention with his stunning pink sequined jumpsuit, similar to what he wore during the first week of the festival.

Billie Eilish and Hayley Williams’ iconic “Misery Business” duet

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Billie Eilish shared the stage with Paramore’s Hayley Williams at Coachella. | via @coachella on Twitter

Billie Eilish surprised Paramore fans by sharing the stage with the band’s lead singer Hayley Williams.

The two sang Paramore’s 2007 hit song, “Misery Business.” Williams also joined Eilish in singing the latter’s hit song “Happier Than Ever.”

Paramore and Billie’s fans expressed their delight in the unexpected collaboration of the two:

The Weeknd wraps up the weekend

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The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia capped off the festival with a hyped performance. | via Amy Harris/Invision/AP

Coachella 2022 ends with a bang!

After two years of being on hiatus due to the pandemic, the Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia headed for the final day of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival 2022.

They played the same song line-up from last weekend, but the difference is the crowd this weekend is wilder and more energetic. They jumped, shouted, laughed, and sang along with the performers.

They were joined by Swedish House Mafia, who performed their most famous song, “Don’t You Worry Child,” where the crowd sang in unison. An extraordinary moment indeed.

 

Coachella is the music festival that everyone looks forward to every year, so it must have been exhilarating for fans to be able to attend it again after nearly two years. Hopefully, we can look forward to Coachella again in the succeeding years, with more performers and outstanding performances.

 

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