Lana Del Rey at Women's Guild Cedars Sinai Disco Ball - Beverly Hills

Lana Del Rey Returns To The Stage For Full Concert After 4 Years Of Hiatus

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By Afouda Bamidele on May 31, 2023 at 2:00 PM EDT

Lana Del Rey has returned to the big stage!

After a four-year break from performing at concerts, the singer returned as one of the headliners of the Mita Festival, which was recently held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The "Brooklyn Baby" singer ensured she made a statement in her Marilyn Monroe-inspired outfit and hairstyle while performing alongside other artists, including Florence and The Machine, Haim, and Sabrina Carpenter.

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Lana Del Rey Channeled Marilyn Monroe For Her Concert Comeback

Del Rey returned memories of her eternal stage presence and talent as she performed a string of songs from her latest album, "Did You Know That There's a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd," for the excitable Mita Festival crowd over the weekend. 

Being the first time the award-winning artist would appear on stage since November 2019, she opted to pay homage to Monroe, rocking a platinum blonde hairdo reminiscent of the type that the legendary actress used to wear.

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Lana Del Rey performs live at Vicar Street
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The "Young and Beautiful" songstress paired the hairstyle with a black quarter-sleeved top, a matching skirt, a wide belt with a golden metallic clasp, and gold ankle-strapped heels. Amid her hiatus from concert performances, the "Summertime Sadness" musician has appeared on late-night talk shows.

Del Rey, who performed at the High Water Festival in South Carolina earlier this year, has also been busy accepting honorary awards. Per Page Six, the 37-year-old vocalist's remarkable career earned her the Visionary Award at the 2023 Billboard Women in Music last March. During her acceptance speech, the Grammy Awards nominee stated:

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"I don't exactly have a long-term vision at all, but if you were curious, I am very, very happy. When I released my first album 14 years ago, the waters were not quite as warm. I'm really happy for everyone who feels like it's a wonderful time in the culture to be themselves and express themselves. It didn't feel that way in 2008."

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The Philanthropist Is Supposedly Ready To Walk Down The Aisle With Her Latest Flame

Del Rey's personal life is not devoid of happiness, as The Blast shared that she reportedly got engaged to Evan Winiker last month. The engagement rumors began when the "Born to Die" hitmaker was spotted wearing a massive diamond ring at a star-studded event; she and Winiker have not publicly spoken on the subject yet.

Instead, the alleged lovebirds have spent quality time with each other over the last few months. In September 2022, the managing partner at Range Media and the Danish Music Awards winner was seen at the Malibu Chili Cook-Off festival and then again at Pappy and Harriet's restaurant in Pioneertown, California, where they posed for photos with fans, in March.

Lana Del Rey at Variety Hitmakers Presented by Peacock
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Whether engaged or not, the duo have become involved with each other's respective careers, especially with Winiker's music background as a band member of Steel Train. The 40-year-old's friendship with Jack Antonoff, another member of the music group, has also resulted in the flawless collaboration between the producer and his girlfriend on "Did You Know There's a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd."

As for his work with Range Media, Winiker caters to numerous clients, such as Daya, MAX, Skyler Stonestreet, Disco Biscuits, and Walk Off the Earth. He has also worked with Full Stop Management for over four years and would be the third man Del Rey has agreed to marry.

Her most recent near-altar was with musician Clayton Johnson, whom she began dating shortly after they met on a dating app. The MTV Europe Music Awards winner was later seen with a diamond ring in an image that showed her and Johnson wearing matching Wizard of Oz costumes for Halloween in 2020. 

The ring appeared again on the "West Coast" hitmaker's finger during a performance on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon." However, the pair soon went their separate ways at an unknown time. 

Before that, the Fordham University alum had fueled wedding speculations when she wore an engagement ring in early 2013. At the time, she was romantically involved with Scottish singer Barrie-James O'Neill, whom she began dating in 2011. 

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Besides spending time with each other in public places, the former lovebirds shared a love of writing songs together. Unfortunately, that came tumbling down in 2014 when they broke up. Confirming the occurrence, Del Rey disclosed:

"We are currently not together. He is a wonderful person. But there are some things he has to deal with."

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