“The things that I try to really focus on when bringing out people as surprise guests is what do my fans really want to see, what would they lose their minds over?”
Lorde’s curating powers continue to impress.
“I believe that if you close your eyes and see yourself up on that stage, being bigger than life, you become that person with that big, really good attitude,” Nicks told the ladies of Haim.
Pharrell Williams used his solo set as a career-spanning showcase, touching on his string of chart-topping collaborative hits from last year (namely Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”) to a show-stopping revue of his chart history
With distinct ’80s beats, hand clapped rhythms and synchronized dance moves that bring to mind the girl groups of the ’50s, the sisters take it to the dance floor on their new single.
This year, everyone and their mother was singing along to Lorde’s anti-consumerist anthem “Royals,” but the New Zealand teen wasn’t the only new kid on the block who got us excited.
Lorde and HAIM covering Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough” off her 1993 album, Tuesday Night Music Club, is exactly what the Spice Girls meant when they preached the gospel of girl power.
Though HAIM shy away from calling themselves role models, they hope they encourage some other little girls to go out and rock. Preferably sisters.