Harrychella keep it up! Harry Styles once again brought the surprises to Coachella 2022, with another special guest: Lizzo.
The 28-year-old “Watermelon Sugar” singer invited the “Truth Hurts” singer to join her set on Friday, April 22, at the music and arts festival in Indio, California.
“Good evening, Coachella! Hope you’ve had a great time so far on this wonderful Friday. My name is Harry and it’s an absolute delight,” Styles introduced his performance. “Please don’t hesitate to be whoever you want to be on this pitch tonight, and I challenge you to have as much fun as I’m having. … Have a great time so far Let me tell you, I’m in a fantastic mood.
After performing many of her most popular hits, Lizzo, 33, surprisingly took to the stage as they sang a cover of Gloria Gaynor“I will Survive.” The Michigan native (real name Melissa Jefferson) and Styles donned matching faux fur coats in orange and pink hues, respectively.
“Coachella, each and every one of you, thank you very much. This festival hasn’t been held for a few years and it’s an absolute privilege to be here playing in front of you,” said the my policeman the star told attendees on Friday. “It’s a huge moment for me to be here and I thank you very much. It’s very special. Life is made up of moments and this is one I won’t forget. Thank you for having it made it so special. Go ahead, be kind to each other, be kind to each other, be kind to yourself, love each other.
Styles, who wore hot pink pants with his initials on the back and a matching vest, then sang “What Makes You Beautiful” alongside the Watch out for the big Grrrls star. (The One Direction hit was a staple at his gigs.)
“Proud of you @harrystyles. Thanks for having me 🥺‘, Lizzo wrote via Instagram early on Saturday, April 23, alongside a stage selfie.
Styles and the flautist – who teased her attendance at Coachella earlier this week via social media – have previously teamed up, dueting “Juice” at a pre-Super Bowl concert in January 2020. The duo have teamed up even covered for each other during BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Sets.
“Honestly, it’s so funny you say that,” the Yitty founder teased the possibility of a quirky duo between the two during an August 2021 interview on the UK’s Capital FM radio show. . “I feel like it would be a love duet. You know, we both have so much love for each other and we love to sing about love. But we’re also very happy if you think of “Juice” and “Watermelon Sugar”, you know what I mean? We could do that too.
Styles has already wowed fans at his first headlining night at Coachella on April 15, dropping new tracks set to appear on his upcoming album, Harry’s houseand bringing out Shania Twain for two emblematic duos.
“Now I have to tell you, in the car with my mother [Anne Twist] as a child, this lady taught me how to sing,” the former One Direction member told the audience while introducing the 56-year-old country star. “She also taught me that men are garbage!” But the memories you gave me with my mother, I will be forever grateful to you.
For his part, Twain could barely contain his excitement to be on stage with the British singer.
“I’m so honored and thrilled to be here. I’m a little stunned, what can I say? the Canadian singer told Styles. “No, really, I’m a fan of you, of course. that when I was writing this song, you were just a little kid. It’s kind of a dream and very surreal to be sitting here right now to sing this song with you. I think I’m just in love and this song is about love. So let’s just sing about love.
The duo launched into a heartfelt rendition of their hit song “You’re Still The One” and also put a fun twist on “Man! I Feel Like A Woman.”
the Dunkirk actor – who is dating don’t worry darling director, Olivia Wilde, since January 2021 — has also performed some of his own songs, including One Direction’s “Adore You,” “Treat People With Kindness” and “What Makes You Beautiful.” He then released two new tracks: “Boyfriends” and “Late Night Talking”.
Harry’s housethe pop star’s third studio album will be released on May 20. The Grammy winner recently said he appreciates the freedom to release music however he pleases.
“I also feel very happy right now and I feel like this is the first time I feel like I’m making music and releasing music from a real place of personal freedom,” the “Golden” singer revealed during an interview on SiriusXM’s “The Morning Mashup” earlier this month. “It’s a really liberating place to create from and now put [my ‘As It Was’ single] outside. So the process for me has been, has been by far the happiest of anything I’ve been through making music so far.