2023 pop culture predictions


We see a new relationship on the horizon for pop culture icon, Harry Edward Styles. (Photo by Adriana Arroyo).

Adriana Arroyo and Trista Verne

New year, new happenings–and for pop culture fiends, January is an exciting time. Anything is possible. Our favorite celebrities could get engaged to our not-so-favorite celebrities, or our favorite celebrities could break off an engagement to our not-so-favorite celebrities. Who knows? The sky’s the limit. In light of this conspiracy-theory filled, Tik Tok detective season, we’re here to announce our 50, 2023 pop culture predictions.

  1. Shawn Mendes will release a radio hit
  2. Ed Sheeran will release a studio album
  3. Phoebe Bridgers and Paul Mescal will confirm break-up rumors
  4. Phoebe Bridgers will release a studio album
  5. Bo Burnham will get cancelled
  6. Taylor Swift will get engaged
  7. “Speak Now” and “1989” re-recordings will be released by the end of the year
  8. Harry Styles will have a tour injury or suffer from tour exhaustion
  9. Harry Styles and Kendall Jenner will be seen together, and confirm dating rumors
  10. JLO will get officially cancelled
  11. Emma Chamberlain will land the cover of American Vogue
  12. Lindsey Lohan will launch a successful podcast
  13. Rare Beauty will drop the largest range of skin-shade foundations known to date
  14. Addison Rae will become an A-list celebrity
  15. Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker will have a baby
  16. Hailey and Justin Bieber will spark divorce rumors
  17. Pitbull will have a health scare
  18. Timothee Chalamet will be featured on a Weeknd album.
  19. Kate Hudson will star in a new rom-com
  20. Frank Ocean will perform for the last time at Coachella
  21. Tyler the Creator will release an album
  22. SZA will have a successful tour
  23. Khloe Kardashian will get charged with tax fraud
  24. Travis Scott will have the audacity to perform, once again, at a music festival
  25. Netflix will release another serial killer docuseries
  26. Kanye West will go MIA or release an album
  27. Bella Hadid will reign queen of the modeling world
  28. Nepotism babies will suffer the Tik Tok wrath
  29. Billie Eilish and Jesse Rutherford will have a nasty breakup
  30. King Charles will die
  31. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, will have another baby
  32. Meghan Markle will start acting again
  33. Olivia Rodrigo’s second album will flop
  34. Miley Cyrus will have another public relationship
  35. Tik Tok star, Alix Earl, will get cancelled
  36. Indie Sleeze will replace the ‘clean girl’ aesthetic
  37. Stanley Cups will reign supreme as the ultimate thirst quenchers
  38. Balenciaga will start a sustainability campaign to diverge traffic
  39. 1975’s main man and lead singer, Matty Healy, will go missing
  40. Sia will speak out regarding her scandal with Maddie Ziegler
  41. Lana del Rey will release a studio album and have a scandal
  42. Harry Styles will begin filming for a new Marvel movie as Eros
  43. Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis will get back together
  44. Nick Cannon will be responsible for a population skyrocket
  45. Rihanna will bring out ASAP Rocky for Super Bowl halftime performance
  46. Julia Fox will attempt a run for office
  47. Oat milk will be dethroned by cashew milk
  48. One of the Friends will pass, either Matt LeBlanc or Matthew Perry
  49. Timothee Chalamet and Bones and All co-star, Taylor Russell, will confirm dating rumors
  50. Armie Hammer will do a sit-down interview clearing up cannibalism rumors, it will backfire