Lionel Richie is the first major act to be confirmed for Glastonbury 2015


The iconic Soul and R&B singer Lionel Richie has just been confirmed to be playing the massive Glastonbury music festival. Richie will be performing on Sunday and will be next years “Legends Act”. He will follow in the footsteps of other well known acts like Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and Leonard Cohen.

In an interview with The Guardian, Richie had this to say about his upcoming performance. “I’m really excited to play Glastonbury next year as it’s one of the most iconic festivals in the world. It has a phenomenal history and the alumni of artists who have previously played is incredible so I’m honored to be joining that club. It will be a really special moment for me and I can’t wait to share it with everyone. I can now say ‘Yes, I’m playing Glastonbury.”

Stay tuned for more big name artists to be announced in the near future and check out Lionel Richie live below.

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