When COVID first hit in 2020, the thought of an enormous, splashy live performance ever taking place once more appeared nearly not possible. However this 12 months, with masks mandates and vaccinations in place, artists returned to the stage and reunited with their audiences once more. Viva reside music! To make up for misplaced time, it’s been a 12 months of epic efficiency model.
Theatricality was prime of thoughts for a lot of of music’s largest stars this 12 months. The style they wore on stage had an affect even on these sitting within the nosebleeds. Metallics, sequins, and daring colours had been a definitive development all through artists of all genres. Take Lil Nas X, who just lately carried out on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball carrying a shiny pink puffer coat, pleated skirt, and cropped turtleneck. He seemed like a high-fashion cheerleader, and redefined rapper model in a method that solely he can. Equally as robust had been all the Gucci seems that Harry Kinds wore on his Love On Tour. That purple fringed, sequin vest and matching trousers are nonetheless residing in our heads lease free.
Olivia Rodrigo has had a breakout 12 months, and he or she’s introduced alongside a recent style eye to her varied performances. Certainly one of our favorites was when she sang “Good 4 U” on the MTV VMAs, wearing a customized look by Heaven by Marc Jacobs that included a printed, tiered, ruffed costume with matching opera gloves. Youthful and enjoyable. In a extra elegant transfer, Adele carried out her CBS particular, One Evening Solely, carrying a customized, Outdated Hollywood-style robe by Schiaparelli. The actual standout, although, had been her dramatic Saturn earrings. Becoming for her to put on an enormous planet on her ears, given she’s an enormous star!
Under, extra of the 12 months’s greatest efficiency model moments.