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Dua Lipa, Coldplay, and SZA to headline Glastonbury 2024

Coldplay, Dua Lipa, and SZA have been revealed as the headliners of Glastonbury 2024, with Shania Twain also confirmed for the Sunday afternoon legend slot.

Making her Pyramid Stage debut, Lipa will bring Friday night to a close, topping a bill that also includes the likes of Glastonbury veterans PJ Harvey and LCD Soundsystem,

On Saturday night, Coldplay will make Glastonbury history by becoming the first act to headline the Pyramid Stage five time, in what will be their first appearance on the stage since 2016. Their set will be preceded by Little Simz, in what will be her biggest Worthy Farm show to date.

Bringing proceedings to a close on Sunday night is R&B star SZA, who will make her Glastonbury debut following sets from Afrobeats megastar Burna Boy and Janelle Monáe.

This year’s Sunday teatime legend will be Shania Twain, in what looks set to be one of the most popular sets of the weekend.

Many more acts are still to be announced, but among the other artists confirmed so far are Cyndi Lauper, Keane, Fontaines DC, Sleaford Mods, The National, Paloma Faith, IDLES, Michael Kiwanuka, Sampha, Janelle Monae, The Streets, Avril Lavigne, D-Block Europe, and many others. You can read the full list of confirmed artists here.

Last year saw Glastonbury viewing figures across the BBC reach record highs, as Elton John performed his last ever UK show on the Sunday night. You can read the Headliner review of the 2023 festival here.

Headliner also spoke to a number of BBC broadcasters about the work that goes into the organisation’s ground-breaking coverage of the event, including the likes of Huw Stephens, Jack Saunders, and Sarah Story. You can read our interviews with each of them here.