Taylor Swift to headline Glastonbury festival on Sunday

There became once a Smooth Rental on this yr’s Glastonbury’s line-up… and that’s the rationale the set apart Taylor Swift has written her title.

She’s going to carry out her Glastonbury debut in June – the competition’s fiftieth anniversary – headlining the Pyramid Stage.

Swift launched on Twitter that she became once “pleased”, whereas retaining up a portray of the competition’s in-dwelling newspaper with the headline: “Sunday Night Taylor Made For Glastonbury.”

Competition organiser Emily Eavis simply responded: “Taylor! Sure!”

Competition founder Michael Eavis acknowledged: “I am so elated to snort Taylor Swift will seemingly be headlining the Sunday at Glastonbury 2020.

“She’s one among the largest stars on this planet and her songs are entirely qualified. We’re so delighted.”

Swift, who conducted on this weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing closing, joins beforehand-launched Saturday night headliner Paul McCartney; and Motown vital individual Diana Ross, who will play the Sunday afternoon “legends slot”.

Friday’s headliner is aloof to be revealed but competition organiser Emily Eavis recently acknowledged it shall be a male artist, taking half in the competition “for his or her first time”.

Many Glastonbury-watchers seek files from the slot to be taken by US rapper Kendrick Lamar.

The competition sold out in barely 34 minutes when tickets went on sale in October. A resale for undesirable and unpaid tickets will happen on April sixteen, 2020 for coach tickets and April 19 for frequent tickets.

Emily Eavis acknowledged: “Taylor is one among the largest and ultimate artists on this planet, and we’re upright so elated that she’s coming here to Righteous Farm to affix us for our fiftieth birthday celebrations.”

Swift has taken a brand fresh means to touring next yr.

After 2018’s ambitious, fifty three-date Reputation stadium tour, which played to 2.8m followers and took $345.7m (£259.3m) at the field workplace, she’s taking her fresh album, Lover, to gala’s all the way throughout the arena, assembly fresh and peculiar audiences.

“The Lover album is open fields, sunsets, and summer season,” she wrote on social media. “I wish to compose it in a implies that feels genuine. I wish to head to some areas I haven’t been and play gala’s.”

The vital individual, who famed her 30th birthday this week with a Christmas-themed occasion, will play one extra date in the UK next summer season: At London’s BST competition in Hyde Park.

Alternatively, frequent admission tickets for the present sold out within hours of occurring sale earlier this month.

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