While other festivals and major events have started cancelling in the wake of the coronavirus, Glastonbury organisers have announced that for now they are still aiming to go ahead with their 50th anniversary, by revealing the line-up.
Emily Eavis took to social media to share the update and their line-up poster, which sees the widely-speculated Kendrick Lamar confirmed as the final headliner on the Pyramid Stage, joining Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift.
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So, after much consideration given the current circumstances, and with the best of intentions, here is the first list of musical acts for Glastonbury 2020. As things stand we are still working hard to deliver our 50th anniversary Festival in June and we are very proud of the bill that we have put together over the last year or so. No one has a crystal ball to see exactly where we will all be 15 weeks from now, but we are keeping our fingers firmly crossed that it will be here at Worthy Farm for the greatest show on Earth! As always this is just a taste of what is to come, we plan to announce many more artists and attractions, area by area, over the coming weeks leading up to the full line-up in May. In the meantime we post this with much love to all. (There’s also a non-circular version of the line-up – and full text list – on our website now) Artwork by Stanley Donwood
Diana Ross will headline the legends slot, while Dua Lipa, Pet Shop Boys and Fatboy Slim will join her as headliners on The Other Stage.
Other names on the bill include: Lana Del Rey, Robyn, Aitch, Haim, Cage The Elephant, FKA twigs, Anna Calvi, Dizzee Rascal, Kano, Manic Street Preachers, Kelis, AJ Tracey, The Big Moon, JARV IS…, Beabadoobee, Jehnny Beth, Thom Yorke Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, Charli XCX, Lianne La Havas, Skunk Anansie, Sam Fender, Soccer Mommy, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals and more.