Glastonbury 2019: The Killers and The Cure to headline festival alongside Stormzy
Two bands will join grime star Stormzy on the Pyramid Stage in June
The Killers and The Cure have been announced as the final two headliners for Glastonbury 2019. The two bands will join Stormzy as the main events on the Pyramid Stage at the festival, as it returns for the first time since 2017 after a traditional fallow year.
The news was announced via the festival’s official Twitter page, along with the confirmation that many more acts are still to be announced.
Artists announced along with the three headliners include Kylie Minogue, George Ezra, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Vampire Weekend, Two Door Cinema Club, Bastille, Christine and the Queens, Hozier, Sigrid, Years & Years, Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monae and Wu-Tang Clan.
Janet Jackson, who has never played a UK festival before, is also on the bill.
She will to the stage following the furore over the Channel 4 documentary Leaving Neverland, which made sex abuse allegations against her late brother Michael.
The Jackson family recently said she has not publicly defended the late pop star because she does not want to give more “energy” to the allegations.
Her singing brothers, known collectively as The Jacksons, played the festival in 2017.
This year’s festival takes place between 26 and 30 June. Tickets for the event sold out in just over half an hour.
Stormzy was announced as the first headliner back in November, writing on Twitter: “THE HEADLINE ACT – GLASTONBURY 2019, well let’s be f***ing having ya then.”