Kanye West Is Out As Ariana Grande Is In To Headline Coachella 2019, Here’s Why

Sounds like Coachella said “thank u, next” to Kanye West after his ego got in the way of headlining their mega music and art festival in the Springtime.

By bonneville on January 3, 2019
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Get your flower crowns and fairy dust ready, Coachella announced Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, and Tame Impala will headline this year’s festival after Kanye West reportedly dropped out. 

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Here’s why Kanye West passed on the EPIC gig, he refused to perform on the traditional 60×40-foot stage provided at the festival because he felt it was “artistically limiting ” and they had some creative differences about his set design according to TMZ. Fans were hella excited to see their Queen Ariana Grande was set on the bill as Coachella’s headliner. Festival sources revealed to TMZ that having Ariana on the bill was to send a message about female empowerment, continuing a trend with Bjork, Beyonce, and Lady Gaga started before her. With Ariana’s grande Coachella gig, she makes history as the youngest artist to ever headline Coachella – EVER according to HuffPost. Ariana Grande tweeted that she was “humbled and excited as all hell.”

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Get ready for Coachella during the weekends of April 12-14 and April 19-21, 2019 in Indio, CA. Check out the full lineup below! Passes go on sale Friday, January 4th. Click HERE for more deets! 







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