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Organiser Emily Eavis made the announcement on Twitter, writing: “I am delighted to say that one the all-time greats, the wonderful Diana Ross, is coming to Glastonbury to play the Sunday legend slot on the Pyramid next year.”
Diana Ross also commented on her scheduled appearance, writing: “This is a dream come true. To all the fans across the world, this is my tribute to you. I'm coming to Glastonbury, with love.”
The gig is set to be the 12-time Grammy nominee’s first UK show since 2008.
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Tickets for the festival, which takes place across June 24 to 28, sold out in 34 minutes at the weekend. On the strength the first artist announced for the line-up, the lucky thousands who bagged their place at the event will be counting down the days already.
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