Lil Nas X performs a virtual concert on Roblox

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Lil Nas X has performed a virtual concert on Roblox

Lil Nas X was recreated on Roblox this weekend, performing in his very first virtual concert.

In behind the scenes footage before the performance, the rapper explained: “This ain’t no ordinary concert, I’ve got my whole face and body scanned – I want to look good for my first appearance on Roblox.”

Wearing a motion capture suit, Lil Nas X was recreated in game and wore different costumes, including his trademark pink cowboy outfit.

He also wore a silver Santa suit for the performance of his new Christmas song, ‘Holiday’.

The Roblox community was also invited to customise their avatars with cowboy hats and signs that said ‘we love Lil Nas X’ before the concert.

Roblox has 100 million users in its community and video games are just one-way artists can reach audiences.

Fortnite has seen some of the biggest events with a Travis Scott concert having over 27 million viewers.

Meanwhile bands such have Little Mix and BTS have chosen to live stream performances via YouTube.

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