Other acts performing at the festival, which was co-curated by The National’s Aaron Dessner, are Neutral Milk Hotel, Childish Gambino, Girl Talk, The War on Drugs, The Hold Steady, Future Islands and Sky Ferreira.
On her latest track off her album of the same name, Allen gives her thoughts on the other women at the top of the charts like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé assessing what it is that makes them heavyweight champs.
“I just need time to get back to full gollum girl fitness before I go out playing shows again,” Lorde told fans.
The 13th annual festival will also feature performances from Lorde (she’ll perform only on weekend two), Zedd, CHVRCHES, Iggy Azalea, Icona Pop, Sam Smith, Lana Del Rey, Foster The People and The Replacements.
PJ Harvey was on their A-list of performers.
Even though Lorde’s been telling the story of how Kansas City Royal third baseman, George Brett, inspired her hit song, she hadn’t gotten a chance to meet her muse. That is until now.
The Hot 100 retains the same top seven for the third week in a row– a new record for the chart.
Day 2 of this year’s Coachella included dependable rockers, a whole slew of first timers and Pharrell’s career-spanning cameo-filled set. And let’s not forget Bey & Jay turned up on stage too.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony used to be a drunken, freewheeling event that would stretch to all hours of the night. Today it’s an arena-rock spectacle with stunning moments that won’t soon be forgotten.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” Michael Stipe said about Nirvana, during the band’s induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “This was not just pop music.”
Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead the nominations with 12 of the 40 award categories with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis following close behind with 11, 10 and 8 noms respectively.
When Twitter first launched on March 21, 2006, no one really thought about their first tweet and what it would mean, historically speaking. Least of all musicians.
So who’s bringing the ChapStick?
While Lorde sounds wise beyond her years on the track off her 2013 debut, Pure Heroine, CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry sounds like someone who’s been there done that.
The Boss didn’t just play the teen’s GRAMMY-award winning track, he opened his second-ever gig in New Zealand with it. Because Lorde may be Queen Bee, but Bruce will always be The Boss.
Lorde’s haunting cover of Tears for Fears’ 1985 hit, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” seems like it was tailor-made for the show.
Last month, Lorde teased that she’d be teaming up with Disclosure at the 2014 Brit Awards. And last night (Feb. 19), fans finally got to see the end result.