YouTube’s 2019 Coachella Week 1 Live Streams Hit Record High, Preps for Second Weekend https://t.co/1cXCbgLODw— Variety (@Variety) April 19, 2019
Arichella touted a record-breaking 82.9 million live views the first weekend of the 2019 Coachella,That’s up more than 90% from 2018, according to YouTube. Headliner Ariana Grande was reported to earn $8 million for her performance. That's doubled the payment from past headliners.
Nearly 70 artists live-streamed their Coachella sets last weekend, including Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Tame Impala, Billie Eilish, The 1975, Kacey Musgraves, Blackpink, Janelle Monáe, Mac DeMarco, Maggie Rogers, Pusha T, Lizzo, Kid Cudi, Chvrches, Blood Orange, Four Tet, Little Simz, Weezer, Tierra Whack, Smino, YG, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Khruangbin.
This is slated to be the most memorable Coachella festival in recent years due to the controversy and hyped up shenanigans festival attendees have done like the Ferris wheel fellatio, Aaron Schock haviong his hands down a man's pants to performers like Billie Eyelash forgetting lyrics to Nicki Minaj's audio malfunction. Let's see what weekend 2 brings.