Dua Lipa and DaBaby Team Up for Electrifying Grammy Performance of ‘Levitating’ & ‘Don’t Start Now’

When Dua Lipa hit the Grammys stage on Sunday, she commanded it like a seasoned pro. The pop sensation, previously crowned best new artist at the awards show, delivered a stellar performance that blended her top tracks “Don’t Start Now” and “Levitating” and featured a guest appearance by hip-hop heavyweight DaBaby.

During the performance, Lipa pulled off an impressive three wardrobe changes as she sang a medley of two songs. She started off in a stunning purple gown, then moved on to a sparkly sequined jacket before finishing off in a stylish two-piece outfit. Her dancers, who were masked, matched her glittering purple attire and moved gracefully on stage. Behind them, the background changed seamlessly from a cloudy sky to a solar eclipse and finally to a full moon. Lipa’s performance was truly a feast for the eyes.

During the telecast, DaBaby didn’t settle for just being a featured artist. He was actually the headliner of the show and even had Roddy Ricch join him during his performance of “Rockstar.” On the other hand, Taylor Swift’s competition, Dua Lipa, has been performing live quite frequently since her album “Future Nostalgia” was nominated for album of the year. This might have raised fans’ expectations on how she would take her performances to the next level, beyond what they’ve already seen on TV or livestreams.

Lipa made headlines for her impressive performances on “Saturday Night Live” where she showcased two meticulously choreographed numbers. In addition, she also had a major pay-per-view livestream event called “Studio 2054” in December, which is regarded as one of the most notable productions of the pandemic era. The webcast from London reportedly cost $1.5 million and garnered around 5 million viewers.

Lipa made quite the entrance at the Grammys this year, with a whopping six nominations under her belt. Her status as a front-runner was cemented by the fact that she was the sole artist to be in contention for album, record, and song awards.

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