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Coldplay to top Glastonbury bill

Published 15/02/2011

Coldplay will headline the Glastonbury bill this year
Coldplay will headline the Glastonbury bill this year

Coldplay ended months of speculation to confirm they will be among the headliners at Glastonbury Festival this summer.

The band had been widely tipped to top the bill and have now announced they will play the Pyramid Stage on Saturday June 25.

Coldplay last played the event in 2005 but have often talked about their affinity for the event.

Last week Beyonce revealed she was to be one of the main stars at the weekend festival, which is staged in Somerset.

Organiser Michael Eavis said: "Coldplay have played such a major part in the festival over the last 10 years or so.

"As their popularity grew around the world, I was so proud of them. This is the triumphant return of a band that everyone here feels part of. They're one of the greatest phenomena to grow from these fields."

Tickets for the festival sold out last year. The full bill is not announced until nearer the event.

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