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Kendrick Lamar To Headline Glastonbury
Christian Eede , March 12th, 2020 19:45

He'll join Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift at the top of the bill for the festival's 50th anniversary

Glastonbury has revealed the first wave of acts playing its 2020 edition.

Kendrick Lamar will headline the festival's 50th anniversary year, joining the previously announced Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift at the top of the bill, as well as Diana Ross who will play the traditional legends slot.

Also newly confirmed today are Manic Street Preachers, Pet Shop Boys, Thom Yorke, Lana Del Rey, The Jesus And Mary Chain, JARV IS..., Happy Mondays, Charli XCX, Anna Calvi, Goldfrapp, FKA twigs, Kano, Caribou, Primal Scream, Richard Dawson and Robyn, amongst others. Find a full list of today's confirmations here.

The festival shared the news alongside a note addressing the ongoing concerns surrounding the spread of the coronavirus. "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," a post on social media says. "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!"

Glastonbury's 50th anniversary edition is set to take place from June 24-28. More names will be announced in the coming months.