Olivia Rodrigo Debuts ‘Can’t Catch Me Now’ Live at 2023 Jingle Ball in Los Angeles


The Guts artist performed her song featured on The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes soundtrack live on stage at the Kia Forum.

Olivia Rodrigo attends KIIS FM’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 Presented by Capital One at The Kia Forum on Dec. 1, 2023 in Inglewood, California.

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Olivia Rodrigo brought “Can’t Catch Me Now” to the stage for the first time at iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball in Inglewood, California, Friday night (Dec. 1).

“So, has anybody watched The Hunger Games?” Rodrigo teased the crowd at Kia Forum before launching into the ballad. She added, “I was super lucky because this year I got a chance to write a song for the movie that’s out now.”


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Rodrigo wrote “Can’t Catch Me Now” for The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, the latest installment in the Hunger Games film series starring Rachel Zegler and Tom Blyth. The song release has so far peaked at No. 56 on the  Billboard Hot 100, and comes just a couple months after Rodrigo’s sophomore album, Guts, arrived. Guts debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in September.

Her set list for Los Angles fans Friday night also featured “All-American Bitch,” “Get Him Back!” and “Vampire” from Guts, plus debut album Sour‘s “Deja Vu,” “Drivers License,” “Brutal” and “Good 4 U.”

Other artists on the bill at Friday night’s Jingle Ball included Sabrina Carpenter, Niall Horan, Flo Rida and more.

Watch a clip of Rodrigo singing “Can’t Catch Me Now” below, as well as other highlights from her performance.

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