Glastonbury bosses are said to be stunned after Taylor Swift ‘politely turned down’ a position at Worthy Farms in Somerset despite agreeing to perform two years ago
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The pop superstar, 32, has agreed to head the festival in 2020 before Covid-19 The global pandemic led to flight cancellations.
And now, although many expect the Shake It Off singer to return this year, it is reported that she has “politely declined” any progress as she focuses on re-recording the sound. his music.
A source told Sun : “Taylor politely declined when she was approached because the time was not right.
“Of course, she absolutely loves headlines at some point. It’s still on her bucket list but performing isn’t her priority right now.
“She has old albums that she’s still re-recording and finishing those albums is her priority.”
While Tay-Tay won’t wow fans at this year’s event, she’s left the door open for future appearances.
The star said: ” I want to perform in places where I haven’t performed much, do things I haven’t done – like Glastonbury. I haven’t done festivals, really, since I started out.
“They were fun and brought everyone together in a really great way. It was sad. But I knew it was the right decision.”
With the full orchestra to be announced next month, fans can expect to see the likes of Billie Eilish belt the tunes at Worthy Farm, with the singer confirmed to perform on Thursday night Six.
Kendrick Lamar, new from His epic performance at the Super Bowl on Sunday, is set to close the carnival on Sunday, while Saturday’s title has so far been kept under wraps.
Other performers announced for the big weekend include legendary Diana Ross, who has been ranked as Sunday Afternoon Legend.
She originally planned to play the carnival’s popular lore during the event’s 50th anniversary in 2020 before it was cancelled.
Elsewhere, fans are expected to get a chance to watch Noel GallagherHaim and Crowded House perform.
After American rock band Nine Inc Nails announced a two-day tour in Cornwall the week before the festival, fans are excited that they will be returning to Glasto after 22 years since they last took to the stage.
Show host Emily Eavis has confirmed the full lineup will be confirmed next week with fans already waiting for their eager return to shindig.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/taylor-swift-pulls-out-glastonbury-26253232 Taylor Swift 'withdraws' from Glastonbury despite agreeing to the title two years ago