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The Weeknd performs for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on May 23, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Musicians Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Steve Angello of Swedish House Mafia arrive at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Coachella has announced their replacement headlining act to fill Kanye’s slot for the biggest night of the festival: The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia.

Swedish House Mafia was supposed to play Friday night, but will now perform Sunday, April 17 and 24. The crooner and the house music group released the song “Moth to a Flame” together, released just this year. Listen below:

Kanye West backed out of the festival with less than two weeks before showtime, amid reports that he was seeking professional help. “For the sake of the kids, Kanye has told Kim he’s not making any public appearances or inflammatory social media statements, and he will go away somewhere to get better,” a source enclosed.

As we earlier suggested, The Weeknd was a perfect replacement for Kanye. Take a look below:

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