Stormzy has been announced as the headliner for 2019's Glastonbury Festival.
The grime artist will headline the Pyramid Stage on Friday, June 28th with more artists expected to be announced in the coming months. Stormzy's album, 'Gang Signs & Prayers', was the first grime album to top the UK Album charts on its release in 2017.
We’re delighted to announce that Stormzy is confirmed as the first headliner for Glastonbury 2019. The multi award-winning British MC will headline the Pyramid Stage on Friday, June 28th. pic.twitter.com/xXhKPuKC3z
— Glastonbury Festival (@GlastoFest) November 15, 2018
Since the album's release, Stormzy has begun work on several projects, including most recently a publishing imprint from Penguin / Random House called Merky Books.
Tickets for Glastonbury 2019 sold out in early October, with a further ticket resale expected in April.