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Gorillaz and Dua Lipa, the Sziget festival adds more headliners!

Pop Princess Dua Lipa and the visual rock legends Gorillaz are the other headliners of the Sziget Festival! This year's edition promises an original world program with stars such as Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys, Kygo and Mumford & Sons.

The twenty-sixth edition of the Sziget Festival brings to Budapest the legendary Gorillaz band and a young star, the beautiful pop duo of Duo Lipu . The pair of names will complement the existing headliners, such as Kendrick Lamar , Arctic Monkeys , internationally renowned DJ Kygo, and English band Mumford & Sons , who will play their only festival concert in Sziget this year. Among the twenty-two names added to the festival's program are Shawn Mendes, Stormzy, The War On Drugs, Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker, Lianne La Havas, Desiigner, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Gorgon City live, JP Cooper, KSHMR, Borgore, My Baby and more.
Dua Lipa - Be the One
Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc

Dua Lipa and Gorillaz

Dua Lipa is probably the biggest female music icon this year. Singing New Rules from her debut album has seen over a billion people on YouTube, Dua Lipa has become the youngest singer in YouTube's history to have plagued this limit and ranked among the hundreds of the most watched music videos on this channel. In just 22 years, she has earned world-wide attention, she has been nominated for five Brit Awards, and has also been featured on Grammy Awards.
The second star name is the legendary musical-artistic project called Gorillaz , which features Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett . The English virtual band gained unprecedented attention and global fame. After a four-year break, they released a new Humanz album in 2017. Gorillaz returns to Sziget again after eight years.

Incoming stars

Shawn Mendes , who works intensively on the release of the expected third album, also arrives at the festival. On the other side of the music spectrum is Stormzy , the MOBO (Music of Black Origin ) holder, from the UK. In 2017, this artist made his debut album on the top of the English list of the best albums. It is the historically first album of the grime genre that has done so. Participation was also promised by Grammy Award-winning Indie rock band The War on Drugs , multi-instrumentalist Lianne La Havas or Mac Cooper's native JP Cooper . At Sziget you will also meet the Australian psychedelic King Gizzard and Lizzard Wizard , which released 5 very impressive albums last year.

In addition, Sziget recently won the European Festival Awards 2017 for the second time in the Line-Up of the Year category. He defeated the 10 best European festivals, among them Glastonbury, Roskilde and Lollapalooza.

For more information, please visit the festival site .

Source: tz, edited editorially

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