Lil Nas X was one of the guests of honor at Variety’s Music Hitmakers Brunch yesterday in L.A (singers Olivia Rodrigo, Lana Del Rey, and Anitta were also in attendance). The Montero rapper picked up the 2021 Innovator of the Year award at the event—and he brought along a fittingly inventive red carpet look to go with it. In an ensemble Balmain’s new spring 2022 collection, styled by Hodo Musa, Lil Nas X reinvented the suit in a way that only he can.
At Variety's Hitmakers Brunch on Saturday, the 22-year-old artist rounded up some of his famous friends for a lip-sync. In the star-studded spoof, the "Call Me Your Name" rapper passed the camera to Olivia Rodrigo, Jack Harlow, Normani, Anitta, Tinashe, Avril Lavigne and Chloe Bailey as they voiced over the "Bing Bong" bit from TikTok's sidetalknyc.
Chloe Bailey Honors Lil Nas X With Variety Hitmakers’ Innovator Award: ‘He Delivers Creatively Like No Other’
Lil Nas X was honored with Variety’s Innovator award at this year’s Hitmakers event on Saturday. Singer Chloe Bailey presented the award after introducing the artist behind “Industry Baby” and “Montero.” “There could not be a more appropriate honor for Lil Nas X. He has embodied the spirit of courage while also representing the culture authentically and beautifully. Maybe once in a generation an artist comes along and literally changes the world for the better,” Bailey said. “By being exactly who he is and commanding attention, by creating a universe that is both undeniable and exceptionally entertaining, he’s kicked in the...
Lil Nas X has proven once again he’s the king of social media, inviting his celebrity friends in on his latest viral video. At Variety‘s Hitmakers Brunch over the weekend, the “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” singer had fellow attendees pass around his phone to lip sync with the viral “BING BONG” video. Olivia Rodrigo, Jack Harlow, Avril Lavigne, Chloe Bailey, Normani, Tinashe and Anittta voiced over the “Bing Bong” bit from TikTok’s sidetalknyc. The musicians voiced over a catchphrase popularized by the New York Knicks fans in a quick clip — that has since gone viral with over 37 million views since hitting the platform.
Lil Nas X is getting the recognition he deserves! On Dec. 5, the Montero artist was honored with the innovator award at the 2021 Variety Hitmakers event. Before he took the stage, Chlöe commended him for having "the spirit of courage while also representing the culture authentically and beautifully." In the heartfelt speech, she praised Lil Nas X for "literally [changing] the world for the better" and she's right! Hip-hop is at the beginning of an inclusive cultural shift with Lil Nas X at the forefront. At Sunday's ceremony, he joked that he's "had a lot of fun pissing people off," but his artistry has brought even more people joy.
On a day that already gave us Ben Affleck wearing a Boston straight-edge hardcore shirt, we’ve got yet another celebrity metal fashion sighting to gawk over: Lil Nas X wearing a shirt featuring the scratchy-font logo of Chicago-based deathgrind outfit Hatemonger. The rapper sported the shirt in an interview he...
With less than a month to go before we ring in the new year, YouTube is looking back at the biggest music videos of 2021. Among the artists who videos racked up the most views are The Weeknd, Olivia Rodrigo and Lil Nas X. The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears” is...
Drake’s management has asked the Recording Academy to remove him as a nominee on the final-round ballot for the 64th annual Grammy Awards and the Academy has honored the request. (Variety first reported the news.) Drake was nominated for just two awards this year: best rap album for Certified Lover...
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On Saturday, December 4, the “Call Me By Your Name” singer attended Variety’s Hitmakers Brunch, where he rounded up some of his famous friends for a star-studded TikTok video. In the clip, the celeb passed the camera to some huge names including Olivia Rodrigo, Jack Harlow , Normani, Anitta, Tinashe, Avril Lavigne, and Chloe Bailey as they came together to mouth the viral “Bing Bong” bit from TikTok’s sidetalknyc.
Rolling Stone recently revealed their 50 Best Albums of 2021, and they're now following that with a list of their top 50 songs of the year. It includes tracks from Silk Sonic, Parquet Courts, Megan Thee Stallion, Wet Leg, Kacey Musgraves, Bleachers, Wizkid, Snail Mail, Olivia Rodrigo, BTS, Clairo, Mitski, Meek Mill, Lucy Dacus, Adele, Willow, Polo G, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Lorde, Japanese Breakfast, Taylor Swift, and more.
UPDATE (12/6): The nominations have been updated to reflect Drake’s decision to withdraw his name from the two categories he was nominated in, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Album. ** Justin Bieber, Billie Eilish, and Olivia Rodrigo are among the artists who will compete for major awards at the 64th Grammy Awards, taking place on Jan. 31, 2022. This year’s nominees were led by Jon Batiste, the jazz musician and Late Show bandleader, who picked up 11 nominations for both his solo album, We Are, and his work on the soundtrack for Pixar’s Soul. Bieber, Doja Cat, and H.E.R. tied for the...
The time of year that everyone anticipates has finally come. Spotify Wrapped is here for 2021, along with the many screenshots people share on their social media stories across popular platforms. This year, Spotify has mixed up their Spotify Wrapped a bit, including new features such as letting listeners know...
Two of 2021's hottest pop rappers were Doja Cat and Lil Nas X. Both releasing massive albums with extravagant rollouts, Doja and Lil Nas dominated charts and captured the attention of music-lovers all year long. Over the weekend, the two stars joined forces for a unique performance. On Friday (Dec....
PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 5, 2021 – Audacy rocked a weekend of live music on the beach during its inaugural “Audacy Beach Festival” in Fort Lauderdale, FL on December 4 and 5. The two-day event was powered by performances from Twenty One Pilots, Lil Nas X, Weezer, The Lumineers, Glass Animals, Modest Mouse, Bleachers, Steve Aoki, AJR, Bastille, Yungblud, Walk the Moon, Cold War Kids, Tai Verdes, MOD SUN, Milky Chance, Willow, Beabadoobee, Cannons, The Regrettes, girl in red and Daisy the Great.