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Doja Cat and The Weeknd with Swedish House Mafia close out Sunday at Coachella Weekend 1

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Doja Cat and The Weeknd rocked the crowd as the final two performances on Sunday night at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

The Weeknd came through as a last-minute replacement to close out the first weekend of the The 32-year-old singer (born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye) was announced in early April alongside Swedish House Mafia, who both take over the Sunday headlining spot from Kanye West.

West, 44, unceremoniously pulled out just weeks ahead of the Indio, California festival – the first in two years after being shut down due to COVID-19, though he had hinted at pulling out before that. 

Doja sings: Doja Cat and The Weeknd rocked the crowd as the final two performances on Sunday night at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Doja sings: Doja Cat and The Weeknd rocked the crowd as the final two performances on Sunday night at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Replacement: The Weeknd came through as a last-minute replacement to close out the first weekend of the The 32-year-old singer (born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye) was announced in early April alongside Swedish House Mafia, who both take over the Sunday headlining spot from Kanye West

Replacement: The Weeknd came through as a last-minute replacement to close out the first weekend of the The 32-year-old singer (born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye) was announced in early April alongside Swedish House Mafia, who both take over the Sunday headlining spot from Kanye West 

Doja Cat was the penultimate performer of the night on the Coachella Stage on Sunday night, as fans screamed her name.

She came up through the floor on the main stage, singing her 2021 hit Woman, wearing a unique orange and blue one-piece with long tassel strands with matching blue and orange boots and unique bracelet wraps.

She also sang Get Into It on stage before heading onto a tall platform for Talk Dirty and segueing into her 2019 hit Rules.

Doja: Doja Cat was the penultimate performer of the night on the Coachella Stage on Sunday night, as fans screamed her name

Doja: Doja Cat was the penultimate performer of the night on the Coachella Stage on Sunday night, as fans screamed her name

Doja's look: She came up through the floor on the main stage, singing her 2021 hit Woman, wearing a unique orange and blue one-piece with long tassel strands with matching blue and orange boots and unique bracelet wraps

Doja’s look: She came up through the floor on the main stage, singing her 2021 hit Woman, wearing a unique orange and blue one-piece with long tassel strands with matching blue and orange boots and unique bracelet wraps

Songs: She also sang Get Into It on stage before heading onto a tall platform for Talk Dirty and segueing into her 2019 hit Rules

Songs: She also sang Get Into It on stage before heading onto a tall platform for Talk Dirty and segueing into her 2019 hit Rules

The opening notes to her 2019 hit Juicy started playing as the crowd went wild, as she started singing the opening verse, before being joined by Tyga for a dynamic performance. 

The stage went dark for a minute or two as the singer and her backup dancers changed into zebra prints before taking the stage with a performance of her 2021 hit Up and Down.

She revealed to the crowd that she made this new song entitled Vegas for the upcoming Baz Lurhmann movie Elvis, before breaking into her 2018 song Go to Town.

Tyga and Doja: The opening notes to her 2019 hit Juicy started playing as the crowd went wild, as she started singing the opening verse, before being joined by Tyga for a dynamic performance

Tyga and Doja: The opening notes to her 2019 hit Juicy started playing as the crowd went wild, as she started singing the opening verse, before being joined by Tyga for a dynamic performance

Zebra: The stage went dark for a minute or two as the singer and her backup dancers changed into zebra prints before taking the stage with a performance of her 2021 hit Up and Down

Zebra: The stage went dark for a minute or two as the singer and her backup dancers changed into zebra prints before taking the stage with a performance of her 2021 hit Up and Down

The singer then broke into her 2019 song Shines, while Saturday night’s headliner Billie Eilish was spotted in the crowd watching her perform. 

She told the crowd, ‘Don’t give up, don’t quit, believe in yourself, I love you,’ as she descended from a large platform.

The stage turned into a makeshift radio dial, cycling through several songs like Mooo! before revealing her third outfit – a shimmering black one-piece and black boots – before singing Streets. 

Billie: The singer then broke into her 2019 song Shines, while Saturday night's headliner Billie Eilish was spotted in the crowd watching her perform

Billie: The singer then broke into her 2019 song Shines, while Saturday night’s headliner Billie Eilish was spotted in the crowd watching her perform

Third outfit: The stage turned into a makeshift radio dial, cycling through several songs like Mooo! before revealing her third outfit - a shimmering black one-piece and black boots - before singing Streets

Third outfit: The stage turned into a makeshift radio dial, cycling through several songs like Mooo! before revealing her third outfit – a shimmering black one-piece and black boots – before singing Streets

Don't give up: She told the crowd, 'Don't give up, don't quit, believe in yourself, I love you,' as she descended from a large platform

Don’t give up: She told the crowd, ‘Don’t give up, don’t quit, believe in yourself, I love you,’ as she descended from a large platform

She then broke into You Right with The Weeknd, though her collaborator did not appear on stage with her.

The singer broke into her 2021 hit Been Like This and then her 2021 song Alone before her fourth costume change.

She changed into yellow mini-shirt and fiery black bra and hot pink boots before singing her 2019 hit Say So.

Collab: She then broke into You Right with The Weeknd, though her collaborator did not appear on stage with her

Collab: She then broke into You Right with The Weeknd, though her collaborator did not appear on stage with her

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Outfit: She changed into yellow mini-shirt and black bra and hot pink boots before singing her 2019 hit Say So

Doja then broke into her 2018 hit Tia Tamera, using the audience to sing a few bars here and there, before Rico Nasty joined her on stage in a red devil outfit.

She slowed things down a bit with Ain’t S**t, Options, Kiss Me More, Like That before thanking the fans.

‘I can’t believe we are here. Last time I was here I was with Rico and now I’ve got my own set and I can’t believe I made it to this point,’ she said.

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Audience: Doja then broke into her 2018 hit Tia Tamera, using the audience to sing a few bars here and there, before Rico Nasty joined her on stage in a red devil outfit

Slow: She slowed things down a bit with Ain't S**t, Options, Kiss Me More, Like That before thanking the fans

Slow: She slowed things down a bit with Ain’t S**t, Options, Kiss Me More, Like That before thanking the fans

Can't believe: 'I can't believe we are here. Last time I was here I was with Rico and now I've got my own set and I can't believe I made it to this point,' she said

Can’t believe: ‘I can’t believe we are here. Last time I was here I was with Rico and now I’ve got my own set and I can’t believe I made it to this point,’ she said

She joked that she likes to drop ‘unreleased s**t,’ but said she was just kidding before breaking into Need To Know.

She said it’s been a ‘long-a** week’ and she’s been rehearsing this for three weeks’ before breaking out shots for her team as the set came to an end. 

Fans were screaming The Weeknd’s given name Abel in the 25-minute break between his and Doja Cat’s sets, sometimes screaming while they tested the lights. 

Unreleased: She joked that she likes to drop 'unreleased s**t,' but said she was just kidding before breaking into Need To Know

Unreleased: She joked that she likes to drop ‘unreleased s**t,’ but said she was just kidding before breaking into Need To Know

Swedish House Mafia – a three-person house music DJ crew comprised of Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso – took to the stage first to get the crowd pumped up for The Weeknd.

They thanked the crowd for, ‘welcoming us back like this,’ and telling the crowd they are, ‘f***ing amazing.’

They finished their half-hour set with their 2012 hit Don’t You Worry Child and their 2011 hit Save The World, as they thanked the fans for bringing them back together… after they were broken up for an extended period of time. 

On stage: The Weeknd finally took the stage in a black shirt and black pants, at the top of the large ring encircling the DJs, singing his new song Sacrifice from his 2022 album Dawn FM

On stage: The Weeknd finally took the stage in a black shirt and black pants, at the top of the large ring encircling the DJs, singing his new song Sacrifice from his 2022 album Dawn FM

The Weeknd finally took the stage in a black shirt and black pants, at the top of the large ring encircling the DJs, singing his new song Sacrifice from his 2022 album Dawn FM. 

He continued with another Dawn FM song, Out of Time, asking the crowd to ‘move their feet’ when the beat drops.

He came around to the front of the stage before breaking into his 2015 hit Can’t Feel My Face and then his blockbuster 2020 hit Blinding Lights, which the massive crowd frequently sang along to.

Blinding: He came around to the front of the stage before breaking into his 2015 hit Can't Feel My Face and then his blockbuster 2020 hit Blinding Lights, which the massive crowd frequently sang along to

Blinding: He came around to the front of the stage before breaking into his 2015 hit Can’t Feel My Face and then his blockbuster 2020 hit Blinding Lights, which the massive crowd frequently sang along to

The singer then broke into Hurricane though collaborators Kanye West and Lil Baby didn’t join him before he started Lost in the Fire as he walked onto a catwalk that snaked into the crowd.

He then broke into Party Monster as he yelled at the crowd to sing along and then in Your Eyes.

He then broke into Heartless while constantly trying to engage the crowd.

Party monster: He then broke into Party Monster as he yelled at the crowd to sing along and then in Your Eyes

Party monster: He then broke into Party Monster as he yelled at the crowd to sing along and then in Your Eyes

Before the 2020 Coachella festival was canceled due to COVID-19, Travis Scott was one of the original headliners with Rage Against the Machine and Frank Ocean.

When the 2022 festival was confirmed, Scott was slated to return, although he was yanked from headlining after his tragic Astroworld festival, where 10 people were killed and hundreds more injured during a fatal crowd crush.

West was announced as the headliner alongside Billie Eilish and Harry Styles, though the controversial rapper made headlines when he called out Eilish for what he thought was a perceived ‘diss’ of Scott.

Eilish was performing in Atlanta in early February when she stopped her performance after seeing a fan was having trouble breathing. 

Canceled: Before the 2020 Coachella festival was canceled due to COVID-19, Travis Scott was one of the original headliners with Rage Against the Machine and Frank Ocean

Canceled: Before the 2020 Coachella festival was canceled due to COVID-19, Travis Scott was one of the original headliners with Rage Against the Machine and Frank Ocean

She helped the fan get an inhaler and said, ‘I wait for the people to be OK before I keep going,’ which Kanye West took as a diss towards Travis Scott.

West called out Eilish in an Instagram post that was later deleted, where he confirmed Travis Scott would be on stage with him… but only if Eilish apologized. 

‘And yes Trav will be with me at Coachella. But now I need Billie to apologize before I perform,’ he said in his post.

Eilish commented on the post, ‘Literally never said a thing about Travis. Was just helping a fan.’ 

Doja performs: Doja Cat hits the main stage at Coachella

Doja performs: Doja Cat hits the main stage at Coachella

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