Singer Arooj Aftab has been making headlines as of late for all the right reasons. The will Mohabbat singer will be the first Pakistani artist to be performing at the American art and music festival Coachella.
Aftab made quite a name for herself by bagging the Best New Artist nomination at the Grammys last year, making the Pakistani music industry proud.
The news comes soon after her revelation that she will be making her first Coke Studio appearance this season. Adding another feather to her cap, the singer just made history! She will be the first-ever Pakistani singer to perform at the American art and music festival Coachella.
Aftab took to Instagram and shared she will be performing on day one of the two-weekend festivals. She shared a list of artists who will be performing on the first day of the festival on two weekends — April 15 and 22.
It includes Harry Styles, Lil baby, Daniel Caesar, Phoebe Bridgers, Big Sean, Grupo Firme, Louis the Child, Baby Keem, Snoh Aalegra, City Girls, Madeon, NIKI, Peggy Gou, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Martinez Brothers, and Bishop Briggs among many others.
The second day features Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, Disclosure, 21 Savage, Stromae, and many other artists, including Palestinian DJ Sama’ Abdulhadi who will also perform the second week on April 23.
For the third day, Ye will take charge of the show. It will be followed by Doja Cat, Joji, Karol G, Ari Lennox, Maneskin, FINNEAS, Ali Gatie, Hayden James, and other artists. The third set of artists will also perform for another weekend on April 24.
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Soon after her announcement, many celebrities have been cheering on her latest achievement and so are we. Faisal Kapadia, Mahira Khan, Meesha Shafi, model Zara Peerzada and Tooba Siddiqui among many others extended heartfelt wishes to the musician.
It is Arooj Aftab’s world and we are just living in it!
Needless to say, it is truly incredible to see the representation and have a Pakistani artist perform at one of the most popular music festivals in the world. The music festival has returned after a three-year hiatus due to covid-19. And we are super glad to see one of our very own artists take the stage.
Speaking of representation, actor Humayun Saeed will be becoming the first mainstream Pakistani actor for bagging a substantial role in the Netflix hit.
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