NEWS OF THE WEEK: Dua Lipa won't be performing at opening ceremony for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Last week, rumours began to circulate online suggesting that the New Rules hitmaker may make an appearance at the event staged at Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar on 20 November. However, Dua took to her Instagram Stories on Sunday to shut down the reports. "There is currently a lot of speculation that I will be performing at the opening ceremony of the world cup in Qatar. I will not be performing and nor have I ever been involved in any negotiation to perform."