From Fall Out Boy announcing their first new song since 2018 to Harry Styles and Wet Leg leading the 2023 Brit Awards nominations, here are the important happenings this week in pop music!
Olivia Rodrigo Teases New Music
In celebration of her award-winning song ‘Drivers License’ turning two, Olivia Rodrigo announced to her fans that new music is underway! “Working on so many new songs I’m excited to show u! Thank u for everything,” she wrote in an Instagram story. In a following post, producer Dan Nigro and Olivia can be seen dancing alongside a track that fans speculate to be a teaser from her upcoming album.
Olivia had been building up anticipation for her new music since November 2022. She sent out a message for her top listeners on Spotify last year, saying, “Thank you so much for listening to my music this year. I really, truly couldn’t be more grateful and I’m so excited for next year, and all of the new things and new music that 2023 will bring.”
Coachella Announces Full Line-up for 2023 Featuring Headliners Frank Ocean, Blackpink and Bad Bunny
Coachella is coming back to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, in 2023! Ahead of its grand return in April, the festival announced a star-studded list of performers. Bad Bunny, Frank Ocean, and Blackpink are set to headline the event. Gorillaz, Rosalía, Björk, Blondie, Burna Boy, Becky G, Jackson Wang, Diljit Dosanjh, Willow, and many others will take the stage at Coachella this year. Calvin Harris, Eric Prydz, Jan Blomqvist, Boris Brejcha, GORDO, and DJ Tennis are some of the electronic acts featured on the bill.
Check out the complete Coachella 2023 line-up below –
Rosalía Shares Snippet of New Song ‘Lie Like You Love Me’
After a flourishing year of winning multiple coveted awards, chart-topping music and tour, Spanish singer-songwriter Rosalía previewed her upcoming song titled ‘Lie Like You Love Me’ in a recent social media post to kick off 2023. The snippet shared has fans speculating if it’s an all-English track, with lyrics such as, “Cover me in a dream, I’ll be yours, our fantasy. Who needs the honesty? Baby, lie like you love me, lie like you love me.”
She also shared a pre-save link to the single on her socials. The release date is yet to be announced.
Fall Out Boy Announces New Single ‘Love From the Other Side,’ Their First Song Since 2018
After months of sharing cryptic messages online, Fall Out Boy have finally announced their new song! Titled ‘Love From the Other Side,’ will be released on all streaming platforms on January 18. The announcement post featured a 13 second snippet of the track, featuring the lead singer Patrick Stump singing: “Sending my love from the other side of the apocalypse / And I’ve just about snapped / Don’t look back / Every lovers got a little dagger in their hand.”
The new single could be part of their forthcoming eighth album. Fall Out Boy last release was in 2018 with the LP ‘Mania,’ which featured tracks such as ‘Hold Me Tight or Don’t, ‘The Last of the Real Ones,’ and ‘Young and Menace.’
Brit Awards 2023 Announces 2023 Nominees
The nominees for the Brit Awards 2023 have been announced! Jack Saunders and Vick Hope unveiled the nominees of the Brit Awards 2023. With Mo Gilligan returning for hosting duties this year, the ceremony is set to take place at the O2 Arena on February 11, 2023.
‘As It Was’ hitmaker Harry Styles and Grammy-nominated indie rock band Wet Leg are the most nominated artists at this year’s Brit Awards with four nominations each. The 1975, Fred Again.., and Cat Burns follow right behind with three nods. Sam Smith, Kim Petras and Wet Leg have been confirmed as performers at the 2023 Brit Awards ceremony.
Check out the full list of nominees HERE
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