Olivia Rodrigo Turns Up At Billy Joel Concert, Creates Instantly Iconic Moment

Pop star Olivia Rodrigo introduced down the home at Madison Sq. Backyard on Wednesday evening ― and it wasn’t even her gig.

Music icon Billy Joel invited Rodrigo on stage throughout a efficiency that’s a part of his ongoing residency on the famed enviornment. With Joel and his band backing her up, she sang her 2021 smash “Deja Vu,” an ideal choice for the event because it not solely name-checks Billy Joel, but in addition refers to his 1983 hit “Uptown Girl.”

“I’m such a huge fan and I couldn’t have written this next one without you,” she advised Joel earlier than launching into the tune.

In a fan-shot video, many within the crowd might be heard singing alongside. Naturally, the 2 then teamed up for a duet of “Uptown Girl”:

As Rolling Stone famous, Joel has been embraced by the youths of TikTok, together with his tune “Zanzibar” used as a part of a well-liked dance problem.

“I don’t even know what TikTok is,” he mentioned final yr. “But this is a thing.”