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Ed Sheeran confirmed to headline Glastonbury

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Ed Sheeran has confirmed he will be headlining the Glastonbury Festival on the Sunday night.

He'll close the Pyramid stage, and joins Foo Fighters, who top Saturday’s bill, and Radiohead who headline on the Friday.

The 26-year-old has performed at the festival a couple of times before, but never as a headliner. He first appearance on the Croissant Neuf stage back in 2011.

He made the announcement with a video on his Instagram feed, describing the billing as "awesome".

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Glastonbury 2017: First headliner confirmed

Glastonbury organisers have confirmed the first headline act for the 2017 lineup.

Rock group Radiohead will perform in the top slot on Friday, their first UK festival appearance in six years.

The festival let the cat the out of the bag after posting a photo of the band's logo on their Twitter page.

Organiser Emily Eavis also took to her Instagram page to share her excitement at the news.

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