Glastonbury: The Highlights

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The Glastonbury Festival is now a very diverse festival not just catering for rock or guitar-based music, but many different music genres from hundreds of acts from across the globe.

Stormzy made Glastonbury history by being the first British black artist to headline on the Pyramid Stage.

Stormzy – Glastonbury

Stormzy was on fire wearing a Banksy designed Union Jack protective vest mc’ing, rapping and singing his hits Shut Up, Big For Your Boots and the soulful choir track Blinded By Your Grace from his Gang Signs & Prayer debut album.

Stormzy – Glastonbury

Kylie Minogue finally made the festival, after cancelling her appearance in 2005, due to being diagnosed with breast cancer, which made a very emotional performance and experience for her.

Kylie Minogue – Glastonbury

Kylie made sure the audience got the wealth of her hits dating back from the 1980s Locomotive through to Spinning Around.

Kylie Minogue – Twitter

The pop princess made her music sound fresh with an excellent backing band and her vocals was faultless.

Even pop superstar Janet Jackson made her debut appearance featuring on the Pyramid Stage, which she pulled-off as a true professional artist.

Janet Jackson – Glastonbury

The Rockers you’d expect to see at festivals throughout the world made the billing, which included: The Killers, Snow Patrol, Liam Gallagher – who had a few digs at his brother Noel when playing Oasis hitmaker songs; Interpol, The Vaccines and The Wombats.

American rap-group Wu Tang Clan who included two cover songs from House of Pain – Jump and Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit, which livened-up the audience.

Surprisingly a number of acts from the 1980s made appearances Neneh Cherry, Bananarama, Scottish rock-pop band The Proclaimers who kicked-off the festival on the Pyramid Stage.

The Streets surprised us all with a hint of a comeback, after the lead singer said he would be concentrating on filmmaking ventures rather than music.

Electro-dance acts included heavyweights Leftfield, Faithless as well as legendary house DJ Carl Cox and actor/DJ Idris Elba and headlining The Glades stage was Fatboy Slim.

Glastonbury has always been known to be eco-friendly and this year was the emphasis of reusing your plastic containers.

Sir David Attenborough made an appearance and spoke about climate change and the plastic pollution in our oceans, which put the environment at the centre ground at Glastonbury.

Sir David Attenborough
Glastonbury