‘Pray For The Wicked’ Turned One — What’s Next For Panic! At The Disco and Brendon Urie?
Panic! At The Disco is one of the most popular names in alternative music. With songs like “I Write Sins Not Tragedies,” the group earned multiple awards and admiration from fans. Their most recently released album, Pray For The Wicked, celebrated its one-year anniversary. Find out what’s next for Brendon Urie and Panic! At The Disco, here.
Their album, ‘Pray For The Wicked’ came out one year ago
First gaining popularity with songs like “I Write Sins Not Tragedies,” Panic! At The Disco is known for music with a large production and the unique vocals of Brendon Urie. Since then, the group released dozens of songs and a few albums, including their most recent album, Pray For The Wicked.
This album instantly became a favorite among fans. Some songs, like “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” and “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” have over 100 million plays on Spotify. On June 22, the album had its first anniversary. Of course, Panic! At The Disco’s Twitter account celebrated the Pray For The Wicked’s success.
“Well, well, well… #PrayForTheWicked just turned a whole year old,” tweeted the band.
Panic! At The Disco won multiple awards, including ‘Favorite Alternative Rock’ Artist
In addition to receiving praise from fans worldwide, Panic! At The Disco won multiple awards. That includes the iHeartRadio Music Award for “Alternative Rock Song of the Year,” the American Music Award for “Favorite Alternative Rock Artist,” and the MTV Video Music Award for “Video of the Year.” They won the Billboard Music Award for “Top Rock Album” for their most recently released album, Pray For The Wicked.
Aside from working with Panic! At The Disco, Brendon Urie is a fierce advocate for the LGBTQ community, even starring in Broadway’s Kinky Boots. Additionally, Brendon Urie talked about guest judging RuPaul’s Drag Race — the group’s Twitter account used a gif of RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Aquaria.
“Oh my god @PanicAtTheDisco I am screaming this is so good omg I love y’all so much,” replied Aquaria. “Congrats on the new album and tour!!”
Brendon Urie was featured in Taylor Swift’s song ‘me!’
Recently, Taylor Swift released her single, Me. The song and music video included one familiar face — Brendon Urie. In an interview with Billboard, Taylor Swift explained that she normally collaborates with her friends, including Ed Sheeran and Zayn.
“I love them, I trust them, I adore them. So for me to go outside of, you know, close friends, I figured Brendon would be a good one because I’ve been such a fan for so many years and I’ve watched his career and I’ve watched what seems to be his work ethic…from the outside,” Taylor Swift said. “When you get in the room with him [Urie] it’s the same.”
What’s next for Brendon Urie and Panic! At The Disco? The group enjoyed headlining Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware.
In the middle of their set, Brendon Urie addressed a fan in a prom dress. During a live stream before the show, she asked the singer if she skipped her prom and wore a dress to the music festival, would he be her date. He said yes. She wore a dress. They both kept their promise.
Panic! At The Disco has a few shows planned for September. Until then, fans can most likely find Brendon Urie sipping coffee and chatting with viewers during a Twitch live stream.