Kylie Minogue to play Glastonbury pageant’s Sunday ‘legends’ slot


Kylie Minogue says she is “thrilled” after being revealed because the act for subsequent 12 months’s Sunday “legends” slot at Glastonbury.

The singer, 50, posted a message confirming the information on social media.

It is going to be her first time performing her personal full set at the pageant, after being pressured to cancel her scheduled Pyramid Stage headline slot 14 years in the past when she was identified with breast most cancers.

She joined Scissor Sisters on the world-famous stage at Worthy Farm in 2010, however has by no means performed her personal present.

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Kylie Minogue on stage with the Scissor Sisters on June 26, 2010 at Glastonbury
Kylie made a Glastonbury cameo with the Scissor Sisters in 2010

In a message to her followers, Kylie stated: “I am so thrilled to announce that I will be taking part in the ‘Legend slot’ on Sunday 30th June at @GlastoFest 2019.

“It is going to be 14 years since I used to be initially meant to look there and a lot has occurred to this point. I am unable to wait to see you all there to share this particular present.”

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis additionally posted on Twitter and Instagram to verify the information, saying: “We’re delighted to announce that Kylie is lastly bringing her present to Glastonbury.

“She’ll play the legendary Sunday afternoon slot at subsequent 12 months’s Pageant. And we can’t wait.”

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Stormzy is the one headliner to be confirmed up to now

Glastonbury’s Sunday legends slot has develop into a agency custom on the pageant, typically drawing the largest crowd of the weekend.

Kylie follows within the footsteps of different legends together with Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Tom Jones and Dame Shirley Bassey.

Earlier this 12 months, she spoke about her hopes of lastly performing her personal set on the pageant, saying: “It will be superb and really emotional to be standing there and doing what I did not get to do all these years in the past, for certain.”

People gather in front of the Pyramid Stage  at Worthy Farm, Glastonbury Festival, 2017
Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage is without doubt one of the most well-known phases on the planet

The announcement comes a couple of weeks after Stormzy was revealed because the pageant’s first headliner, however followers are nonetheless ready for information of different acts.

Different bands and singers rumoured to be on the invoice embody Sir Paul McCartney, Madonna, Taylor Swift, each Liam and Noel Gallagher (individually), Arctic Monkeys and even Bradley Cooper, following the success of his A Star Is Born movie with Girl Gaga, and its soundtrack.

Tickets for subsequent 12 months’s occasion, which takes place from 26 to 30 June 2019, offered out in simply over half an hour.

There was no Glastonbury this summer season, with organisers taking a “fallow 12 months” break for the farmland.

Foo Fighters, Radiohead and Ed Sheeran headlined on the final pageant in 2017.