- Singer Friday Night tops the bill when the festival returns to 2022 after being canceled twice due to the pandemic
Billie Eilish has been confirmed as headliner for Glastonbury 2022.
The Lost Cause singer, 19, teased fans over the weekend by sharing a selfie on her Instagram Story, sporting a Glastonbury Festival hoodie with Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farms adorning it.
Billy then sparked great speculation that she would be performing next year at the world famous music festival in Somerset, South West England, titled: ‘2022.’
Heading Back: Billie Eilish Confirmed as Headliner for Glastonbury 2022
And now, Glastonbury organizers Emily and Michael Eavis have officially confirmed that the Grammy-winner will take to Pyramid Stage on Friday, June 24, 2022, and Billy will go on to make history as the ‘youngest solo headliner. ready, while this is also their first UK headline slot at a festival.
A statement on the official Glastonbury Twitter page read: ‘We are very excited to confirm that @billieeilish will headline Pyramid Stage on Friday night at Glastonbury 2022, the festival’s youngest solo headliner. This will be his first UK festival headline performance.
Bad Guy Chanteuse recently admitted he ‘didn’t know’ Glastonbury was ‘even a thing’ until he played the festival.
Taking to the stage: The singer shared a selfie on her Instagram Story sporting a Glastonbury festival hoodie, teasing fans over the weekend, smiling [pictured in Texas last weekend]
The 19-year-old superstar – who grew up in Los Angeles – took on the role of The Other Stage in 2019, and admitted that she wasn’t aware of how big a deal playing the legendary festival was when she received an invitation.
She said: ‘I feel so embarrassed because I didn’t know Glastonbury was even a thing. I was like, ‘What is that?’
‘I didn’t know it was a big deal until I played it. Everyone was like ‘Oh my god, you play Glastonbury’ and I was like ‘Yeah, so?’ as it was And then I realized. I am a bit uncultured child.
Coming Back: The 19-year-old superstar – who grew up in Los Angeles – played The Other Stage in 2019 [pictured] and admitted that when she received the invitation she didn’t realize how big a deal it was to play the mythological festival
‘It was such an honor, I mean, come on. Man, the crowd was incredible. That moshpit? Oh dear me. The crowd was huge.
This summer Glastonbury was canceled for a second year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Confirmation: A statement on the official Glastonbury Twitter page announced Monday
A statement released via the official Glastonbury Twitter page read:
‘With great regret, we must announce that this year’s Glastonbury Festival will not take place, and it will be another imposing fallow year for us.
‘Despite our efforts to move heaven and earth, it has become clear that we will not be able to make the festival this year. We are so sorry to disappoint you all.
‘Like last year, we would like to offer everyone who has secured tickets in October 2019 the opportunity to roll over their £50 deposit to next year, and the opportunity to purchase tickets for Glastonbury 2022 give guarantee.
‘We greatly appreciate the trust and confidence you depositors have placed in us, and we are very confident that we can deliver something truly special for all of us in 2022!
‘We thank you for the incredible continued support and look forward to better times ahead. ‘With love, Michael and Emily.’
Taylor Swift, Sir Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar were due to headline the Pyramid Stage, while Diana Ross was announced for Sunday afternoon’s veterans slot.
The festival returns between June 22 and June 26, 2022.