Skip to main content

Less than two weeks ahead of Coachella, the festival has confirmed that Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd will headline in lieu of Ye, formerly known as Kanye West.

The "Moth To A Flame" collaborators will perform in the festival-closing slot on Sunday night of each weekend, April 15-17 and April 22-24. It's worth noting that the day's three top-billed acts—Swedish House Mafia, The Weeknd and Doja Cat—are all managed by Wassim "Sal" Slaiby's SalXCo firm.

Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello of Swedish House Mafia are on the verge of releasing their long-awaited debut album, Paradise Again, on April 15th. The supergroup also recently contributed production to two songs from The Weeknd's chart-topping 5th studio album, Dawn FM.

Swedish House Mafia.

Swedish House Mafia.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

primavera sound

Primavera Sound Reveals Massive 2023 Lineup With Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Fred again.. and More

For the first time, Primavera Sound will be held in Barcelona and Madrid on two consecutive weekends.

fred again

This AI-Powered App Makes You the Subject of a Fred again.. Song

Even Fred himself used Claire Wang's ingenious title generator.


Pioneering House Music Artist Jesse Saunders Hospitalized Following Stroke

Saunders is "facing a long and difficult rehab" after suffering a stroke in the Las Vegas area.

The news arrives after a tumultuous week for Ye, who was the subject of widespread rumors surrounding his withdrawal from the lineup, first reported by TMZ. He eventually pulled out Monday under unclear circumstances, but a source told Variety that he hadn't rehearsed or prepared for the performance.

"I’m so looking forward to this moment with Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd finishing out the Sunday night slot this year," said Paul Tollett, President and CEO of Goldenvoice, the festival's promoter. “Coachella has a special relationship with Abel and I’m so thankful to have this upcoming performance with these iconic artists all on the same stage."

Coachella organizers have released a revised poster with Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd as headliners.



swedish house mafia the weeknd

Swedish House Mafia Announce First Tour In 10 Years, Drop Long-Awaited Collab With The Weeknd

The long-awaited "Moth To A Flame" has finally arrived alongside the announcement of a massive, 44-date global tour.


Here Is Your Full Coachella 2022 Lineup

Swedish House Mafia, Flume, Madeon, Duke Dumont and more electronic music superstars grace this year's lineup.

swedish house mafia

Watch The Weeknd's Dazzling Coachella Set Featuring Swedish House Mafia in its Entirety

The highly-anticipated 51-minute set from Coachella weekend two is now available on YouTube.


Swedish House Mafia Confirmed for Coachella 2022

Coachella confirmed the news on October 20th via the iconic Indio festival's socials media.


Watch the Premiere of The Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia's "Moth to a Flame" Music Video

Stream the live YouTube premiere of the "Moth to a Flame" music video inside.

swedish house mafia

Watch Swedish House Mafia's Full Coachella 2022 Headlining Performance

Swedish House Mafia uploaded the breathtaking performance to their official YouTube channel.

swedish house mafia the weeknd

Swedish House Mafia Share Behind-The-Scenes Glimpse Into Haunting "Moth To A Flame" Music Video

The clip also features Alexander Wessely, the director of Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd's "Moth To A Flame" music video.

swedish house mafia

Photo Gallery: From Swedish House Mafia to Skream, Relive Coachella Weekend Two

Coachella continued to be a melting pot for live music in 2022.