Coldplay confirmed as first Glastonbury headliner

Coldplay confirmed as first Glastonbury headliner

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Coldplay sign at Glastonbury

Coldplay have been confirmed as the first headliner for this years Glastonbury Festival.

The band will close the festival, headlining the Pyramid Stage on Sunday night (26 June).

In doing so they will become the first ever band to headline Glastonbury four times – having headlined the festival in 2002, 2005 and 2011.

It has also been confirmed that Glastonbury will be Coldplay’s only UK festival appearance this summer – so the only other chance of seeing them is on their UK tour. Read our guide on how to buy Coldplay UK tour tickets now.

Coldplay, who released their new album A Head Full Of Dreams in December, are the second major act to be confirmed for Glastonbury 2016 – joining Jeff Lynne’s ELO who were recently confirmed to be filling the ‘legends spot’ on Sunday afternoon.

The confirmation of Coldplay’s record breaking fourth Glastonbury headline slot came this morning, with Coldplay sharing the below image of their album artwork in front of the Pyramid Stage:

Glastonbury Festival will run from 23-26 June 2016 at its usual home at Worthy Farm.

Rumours about who will be joining Coldplay as headliners for this years event continue to swirl, with the likes of Muse, Adele, Radiohead, Oasis, Foo Fighters, Fleetwood Mac, The Stone Roses and Blur all mentioned.

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