Glastonbury announces full pop-centric lineup

Katy Perry and Lorde will both be in attendance at Worthy Farm

Glastonbury announces full pop-centric lineup

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Glastonbury Festival has added 80 acts to its bill, with a significant focus on pop acts.

Katy Perry returns to Worthy Farm as she gears up to release her fourth studio album, as does Aussie Lorde in support of upcoming sophomore release 'Melodrama'. 

Other additions include The xx, Biffy Clyro, The National, Royal Blood, Stormzy, Father John Misty, Barry Gibb, Wiley, Chic, Alt-J, Solange, Craig David, Boy Better Know, Haim and Phoenix.

Kris Kristofferson, who has been linked to the Sunday afternoon ‘legends’ slot, is also confirmed to be performing. However, festival organisers has yet to confirm whether he is indeed 2017’s ‘legend’.

Mr Boombastic singer Shaggy will be bringing the cheese to Glastonbury, with his addition also announced today.

The festival’s three headliners – Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran – had already been confirmed. It's rumoured that Radiohead will be dedicating their set to album 'OK Computer' to mark it's 20th anniversary.

You can see the full line-up in the festival's surprisingly legible poster below.

 



Glastonbury will take place this year at its traditional home of Worthy Farm in Somerset from June 23rd to 25th. This weekend sees the start of the cut-off period when Glasto-goers need to pay off the rest of their deposit – starting on Saturday April 1st.