Olivia Rodrigo in Vivienne Westwood for Billy Joel MSG Performance – WWD


Olivia Rodrigo stays true to her essence as a punk rock princess.

On Wednesday, the Grammy-winning singer surprised fans when she joined Billy Joel on stage during his concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

For appearance, she wore a vintage Vivienne Westwood corset, sourced from Tab Vintage, with an orange tartan wool miniskirt paired with tights, black combat boots and a black choker. She styled her half-up, half-down hair in loose curls and rocked a dark pink lip.

She was styled by duo Chloe and Chenelle Delgadillo, who also work with Kali Uchis, Willow Smith and Sza.

Olivia Rodrigo poses backstage at Madison Square Garden on August 24

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The two sang Rodrigo’s 2021 hit song “Deja Vu” and Joel’s classic “Uptown Girl” together on stage.

During his concert, the beginning of “Deja Vu” started playing before Joel introduced Rodrigo.

“I’m going to raise a young musician. She is a three-time Grammy winner. She won the 2022 Billboard Woman of the Year award. She has the American Music Award. She has all kinds of awards,” Joel said. “She is very talented. I love his music, and my kids do too. She is very talented. Please say hello to Olivia Rodrigo.

Olivia Rodrigo and Billy Joel perform “Deja Vu” and “Uptown Girl” on stage at Madison Square Garden on August 24

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Her song references the famous rock singer and song from “Deja Vu”, singing the lyrics, “I bet she knows Billy Joel / ‘Cause you played her ‘Uptown Girl’.”

After the track, the two hugged before saying they would sing the song just referenced in “Deja Vu,” and the duo began performing “Uptown Girl,” swapping verses throughout.

At the end, Rodrigo thanked and hugged Joel once more saying, “Thank you, Billy. I love you.”


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