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Lady Gaga to headline Coachella after pregnant Beyonce drops out

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Karen Butler
Singer Lady Gaga arrives for the 59th annual Grammy Awards on February 12, 2017. She will take over for Beyoncé as Coachella headliner April 15 and 22. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Singer Lady Gaga arrives for the 59th annual Grammy Awards on February 12, 2017. She will take over for Beyoncé as Coachella headliner April 15 and 22. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

March 1 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga is to replace Beyoncé as a headliner at this spring's Coachella music festival in Indio, Calif.

Beyoncé, who is pregnant with her second and third children, said last week she would not perform at the festival as planned, due to her doctor's orders not to overdo it.

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The organizers of Coachella released a new poster late Tuesday featuring Lady Gaga's name where Beyoncé's had originally been. Lady Gaga will now take the stage on April 15 and 22.

2017 has already been a big year for Lady Gaga. She recently announced a world concert tour to support her latest album Joanne and made headlines for her exhilarating performance at the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

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