Diana Ross to play Sunday afternoon Legends Slot at Glastonbury Festival 2022

10 November 2021, 10:12

By Mayer Nissim

Diana Ross walks in the footsteps of Leonard Cohen, Lionel Richie and Dolly Parton.

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Diana Ross has once again been booked to play the Legends Slot at Glastonbury.

The former Supremes singer and solo superstar was originally due to play the coveted Sunday afternoon set at the 2020 event, which was cancelled as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

She will now play the slot at the festival on Sunday, June 26, 2022.

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Glastonbury co-organiser Emily Eavis said: "I'm thrilled to be able to let you know that the magnificent Diana Ross is coming to play at Glastonbury next summer.

"We were so excited to book such a legend for Glastonbury 2020 and are so happy that she's the first to re-confirm for next year."

Ross added: "I'm so excited and grateful to finally know, that I'll be seeing you at Glastonbury while on my UK Thank U Tour celebrating my new album of songs."

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Other artists who have played the so-called Legends Slot over the years include Leonard Cohen, Tony Bennett, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Brian Wilson and Shirley Bassey.

The only other major act officially confirmed for the 2022 Glastonbury Festival so far is Billie Eilish, who will headline the Pyramid Stage on Friday night.

Diana Ross' performance will be part of her first tour of the UK since 2008.

She released her latest album Thank You last week, and it's her first studio release since 2006's I Love You.