Pop superstar joins Solange, Barry Gibb, the xx, Biffy Clyro, Stormzy and the Jacksons down on Worthy Farm
Glastonbury has announced its first swath of artists for this years festival at Worthy Farm from 21 -2 5 June, with 83 acts confirmed in addition to the three headliners, Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran.
Joining the headliners are a selection of pop and indie royalty Katy Perry builds her Glastonbury debut, and Barry Gibb is taking the Sunday teatime legend slot that outlined huge crowds for Dolly Parton in 2014 and Lionel Richie in 2015.
He is not the only legend on this years bill. The Jacksons make their Glastonbury debut, Chic return, country starring Kris Kristofferson will appear, and the Can Project featuring original Can members Irmin Schmidt and Malcolm Mooney will be joined by special guests including Thurston Moore.
Lorde, whose second album is due this spring, had teased an appearing during a Radio 1 interview, saying she did adoration a farm, and she will indeed be down at Worthy Farm. On a bill featuring plenty of notable female artists, she is joined by Solange, Laura Marling and Haim, among many others.
For those attempting brood darkness, the National and the xx produce the indie legions, with Warpaint, Sleaford Mods, Ride, Mark Lanegan and Alt-J also appearing. Boulder fans at a celebration that are commonly does not embrace the heavy get the chance to see Biffy Clyro and Royal Blood.
Grime day on the Silver Hayes stage was one of the highlights of last years festival, and that genre is strongly represented again this year, with appearances by Stormzy, Kano, Boy Better Know and grime godfathers Wiley and Dizzee Rascal.