Report: The Weeknd, Silk Sonic and Justin Bieber in Talks to Replace Kanye West at 2022 Coachella
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Tyler, the Creator, who is currently on his 'Call Me If You Get Lost' tour, is also among the top contenders to fill the 'Donda' artist's headlining spot at this year's festival.

AceShowbiz - A number of musical acts have been rumored to replace Kanye West at the 2022 Coachella, which is slated to take place on April 15-17 and April 22-24. It was unveiled that The Weeknd, Silk Sonic and Justin Bieber are among the top contenders to fill the "Donda" artist's spot.

HITS Daily Double reported that Tyler, the Creator, who is currently on his "Call Me If You Get Lost" tour, is also included in the list. As for Justin, he reportedly is in talks to headline next year's festival.

Another possibility is moving Swedish House Mafia to Sunday night with The Weeknd being tapped as a special guest. Doja Cat, who's already on Sunday's bill, also could be bumped up to the headlining spot.

Although Travis Scott (II) has been removed from the lineup following the Astroworld tragedy and Kanye's withdrawal, he's allegedly considered as one of Ye's replacements. Coachella officials have yet to respond to the rumors.

Kanye pulled out of his headlining set less than two weeks before the festival. It's unclear why the Yeezy designer made the decision, but he threatened to withdraw from this year's festival if fellow headliner Billie Eilish did not apologize to Travis over her alleged dig.

Kanye believed that Billie was shading Travis when she paused her Atlanta show to retrieve an asthma inhaler for a seemingly distressed fan in the audience. Thus, Ye wrote on Instagram, "COME ON BILLIE WE LOVE YOU PLEASE APOLOGIZE TO TRAV AND TO THE FAMILIES OF THE PEOPLE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES," referring to the deadly Astroworld incident in November 2021.

"NO ONE INTENDED THIS TO HAPPEN," the ex-husband of Kim Kardashian emphasized. "TRAV DIDN'T HAVE ANY IDEA OF WHAT WAS HAPPENING WHEN HE WAS ON STAGE AND WAS VERY HURT BY WHAT HAPPENED... NOW I NEED BILLIE TO APOLOGIZE BEFORE I PERFORM [at Coachella, where Billie is also set to headline]."

As for Billie, she denied taking a jab at Travis. Refusing to apologize, the "Happier Than Ever" songstress defended herself by commenting, "Literally never said a thing about Travis... Was just helping a fan."

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