The Most Memorable Surprise Guest Performances at Coachella 2024

Coachella 2024 proved to be an unforgettable music festival with a lineup filled with surprises and unexpected guest performances. From legendary artists like Gwen Stefani to emerging talents like Olivia Rodrigo, here are some of the most memorable surprise moments from the festival’s first weekend.

### Olivia Rodrigo Joins Gwen Stefani Onstage
One of the standout moments of Coachella 2024 was when Olivia Rodrigo made a surprise appearance during Gwen Stefani’s set. The young star joined Stefani on stage to perform a duet of the hit song “Bathwater.” The two singers delivered a playful and energetic performance, engaging the crowd with their dynamic chemistry. This unexpected collaboration left fans in awe and became a highlight of the festival.

Olivia Rodrigo and Gwen Stefani performing on stage

### Shakira Announces World Tour During Surprise Appearance
Another surprising moment at Coachella was when Shakira made a guest appearance during Argentinean producer Bizarrap’s set. The global superstar took the stage to perform “La Fuerte” and shocked fans by announcing an upcoming world tour set to kick off in November. Shakira’s electrifying performance and tour announcement added an extra layer of excitement to the festival, making it a truly unforgettable experience for attendees.

Shakira performing on stage

### Will Smith Raps Men in Black Theme with J Balvin
In a truly unexpected twist, Will Smith made a surprise cameo during J Balvin’s set at Coachella. The actor and rapper donned his iconic Men in Black character, Agent J, and performed the theme song from the film series. The crowd went wild as Smith showcased his rapping skills alongside J Balvin, creating a memorable moment that will be remembered for years to come.

Will Smith and J Balvin performing on stage

### Bebe Rexha Pays Tribute to David Guetta
During her performance at Coachella, Bebe Rexha delivered a hit-filled set that culminated in a heartfelt tribute to David Guetta. The French DJ and producer joined Rexha on stage to perform their chart-topping collaboration “I’m Good,” showcasing their musical chemistry and leaving the audience in awe. Rexha’s emotional tribute to Guetta highlighted the power of collaboration and friendship in the music industry.

Bebe Rexha and David Guetta performing on stage

### The No Doubt Reunion’s Heart-Warming Group Photo
As No Doubt reunited for a special performance at Coachella, the band closed their set with a heart-warming moment that captured the essence of the festival. After delivering an electrifying performance, the band members turned their backs to the crowd and faced the drum kit to take a group photo with the epic Coachella audience behind them. This touching gesture symbolized the enduring bond and camaraderie among the band members, creating a lasting memory for fans and artists alike.

No Doubt taking a group photo on stage

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