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Coldplay End Soggy Glastonbury With A Little Hope After 'Brexit' Vote

As fans awaited the band's headlining set to close what festival boss Michael Eavis has called the muddiest Glastonbury ever, Chaplin's speech from his 1940 satire The Great DICtator was played. The...

Adele Overcomes Nerves For Glastonbury Festival Headlining Show

The Rolling in the Deep singer revealed she was nervous to an estimated crowd of 150,000 festivalgoers in Somerset, England and was so stunned by the turnout at the start of her set...

Mark Ronson: 'Lady Gaga's Surprise Set Didn't Quite Happen'

The Poker Face singer was rumoured to be teaming up with Mark for a surprise appearance at the music event this weekend (25-26Jun16) after she was reportedly spotted on the Worthy Farm site....

The 1975 Speak To Their Generation At Glastonbury After Brexit

The 1975 frontman Matt Healy took time out of the band’s Glastonbury set on Saturday (June 25) to speak about his thoughts on the EU referendum result. Dressed in a white flared suit, the singer...

Adele Wows Glastonbury With Stunning Headlining Set

On Saturday night (June 25) Adele finally took to Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage to headline the festival for the first time in her career. Opening with ‘Hello’, Adele treated the crowd to a set which was...

Adele Prepares For Glastonbury, As Bbc Braces Itself For Swearing

Adele is preparing to headline Glastonbury festival for the first time ever today, taking to the Pyramid Stage just after 10pm. For fans who aren't lucky enough to be there live, the performance will be...

Lady Gaga Sparks Glastonbury Performance Rumours

The Poker Face singer reportedly flew into the Worthy Farm site in Somerset, England on Thursday (23Jun16) and has been spotted hanging out behind the famous Pyramid stage, causing speculation she could be...

Jess Glynne Makes Glastonbury Debut After Throat Surgery

The 26-year-old was scheduled to appear at the music event last June (15), but was forced to withdraw because of vocal surgery. "Last year I had to cancel Glastonbury," an emotional...

James Dedicate Glastonbury Set To Eu Voters

The Sit Down hitmakers took to the festival stage on Friday (24Jun16), hours after the shock result and the subsequent resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron was announced. James frontman Tim Booth...

Damon Albarn Bemoans The 'Failure' Of Democracy At Glastonbury

The Blur frontman was one of the first acts to take to the stage at Britain's Glastonbury Festival on Friday (24Jun16), and grasped the opportunity to vocalise his thoughts on the so-called Brexit (Britain's exit...

Damon Albarn Tells Glastonbury "Democracy Has Failed Us"

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has said, “democracy has failed us”, after the results of the historic referendum came in, showing Britain had voted to leave the European Union. Albarn joins a host of celebrities who...

Muse's Matt Bellamy: "Something Will Go Wrong During Glastonbury Set"

Muse frontman Matt Bellamy is preparing for his band to headline Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage tonight, for the third time in their career. Bellamy says the band are ready for anything, including something going wrong on...

Glastonbury Start Marred By Traffic Gridlock And Muddy Fields

As music fans arrive to get a good camping spot at Worthy Farm in Somerset, they were greeted by congestion and gridlock and muddy fields following rain storms. Reports suggest some festival-goers...

Glastonbury Gridlock: Festival Goers Have Been Stuck In Traffic All Day

Glastonbury Festival goers are facing a major traffic crisis as they make their way down to Worthy Farm in Somerset for the biggest greenfield event in the world. The musical line-up doesn't even kick off...

Man Dies At Glastonbury Festival Site

The unnamed man, in his 20s, was airlifted from the Worthy Farm grounds in Somerset, England on Monday (20Jun16) after catching on fire and he later passed away from his injuries at a...

Idris Elba Pulls Out Of Glastonbury Festival Gig

The Wire star was due to perform at the Silver Hayes dance area of the famous British music festival, which officially begins on Friday (24Jun16), but his schedule on fantasy film The Dark...

Coldplay And Muse Donate Tracks To Glastonbury Charity Album

The bands, who along with Adele are the headline acts for the 2016 music festival which takes place at Worthy Farm this week (22Jun-26Jun), are aiming to raise money for Oxfam and promote their Stand...

Lionel Richie: 'There's Room For Both Adele And I To Say Hello'

Despite British singer Adele running away with the title of one of his most famous songs, the original Hello singer, whose ballad topped the charts in 1984, has no issues with her success.The 66-year-old singing...

Coldplay's Glastonbury Set Thrown Into Crisis - Report

The British band will be taking to the Pyramid Stage at the famous U.K. music festival on 26 June (16). It was reported earlier this year (16) that 69-year-old Barry would join them as their...

Glastonbury Festival Opens Up Women-only Venue

The Sisterhood is being billed as an "intersectional, queer, trans and disability-inclusive space open to all people who identify as women". The tent venue's staff, performers, DJs, and security will all be...

Glastonbury 2016 To Have First Women Only Venue The Sisterhood

This year’s Glastonbury will feature a venue open to women only for the first time in the festival’s history. Named The Sisterhood, the space will be hidden in the festival’s Shangri-La area and is described...

Glastonbury Boss Confirms Talks Over Longleat Move

The dairy farmer, 80, has held a festival on his Worthy Farm property in Somerset, England since 1970, with the Glastonbury event now one of the most famous in the world. However, every...

Michael Eavis Reveals Prince Was 'In Talks' To Headline This Year's Glastonbury

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has revealed that Prince was close to performing at this year’s festival, which will now be headlined by Adele, Coldplay and Muse. Speaking to The Sun, Eavis said he was sad...

Prince Was In Talks For Glastonbury 2016

Festival founder Michael Eavis and his daughter Emily had made a number of attempts to get the Purple Rain singer to headline the British event over the past few years, but never managed...

Adele Shuts Down Fan Filming At Concert

The British superstar told off a concertgoer after she caught a fan filming with a camera on a tripod. The incident was caught by another fan, ironically, on their camera phone, at the star's show...

Glastonbury Bosses Fined For Sewage Leak

The organisers admitted allowing human waste to pollute a stream at the Worthy Farm site in Somerset, England in June, 2014, damaging local water quality and killing fish. But Judge Simon Cooper...

Glastonbury Plans Prince And David Bowie Tributes

Glastonbury Festival is planning a tribute to Prince, in addition to its confirmed plans to commemorate the late David Bowie next month.The festival’s organiser Emily Eavis told the BBC on Wednesday (May 4th) that a...

Muse Invite Adele To Join Them On Glastonbury Stage To Help Calm Her Nerves

Muse have invited their fellow Glastonbury headliner Adele to join them onstage during their Friday night slot, in a bid to help her overcome her nerves. Adele will headline the festival for the first time...

Adele Planning Beyonce Glastonbury Disguise

The soul superstar is performing on the iconic Pyramid stage at the event for the first time in June (16), and is planning to go incognito to watch her favourite bands without attracting...

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Is Headed To Glastonbury To Speak Out Against Nuclear Weapons

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accepted an invitation to speak at this year’s Glastonbury festival from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Mr Corbyn will speak out against plans to renew the controversial Trident programme and...

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