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Sir Paul McCartney confirmed as headliner for Glastonbury 2020

The former Beatle last played Glastonbury in 2004. Credit: PA images

Sir Paul McCartney has been confirmed as the first of three Glastonbury headliners for 2020.

The former Beatle last played Glastonbury in 2004 and will play the Pyramid stage on Saturday next year for the 50th anniversary festival.

Diana Ross has already been confirmed to fill to legends slot on the Pyramid stage on the Sunday afternoon.

The former Beatle last played Glastonbury in 2004 and will play the Pyramid stage on Saturday next year. Credit: PA images

Sir Paul teased the announcement on Twitter - posting a picture of Philip Glass, Emma Stone and Chuck Berry.

The official twitter for Glastonbury later confirmed the news, saying "We are incredibly excited to announce that @PaulMcCartney will headline the Pyramid Stage on the Saturday night of Glastonbury 2020."

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Next year's Glastonbury takes place from 24 to 28 June and marks the 50th anniversary of the Somerset festival.

The five-day festival sold out in just 34 minutes.

There will be another chance to grab tickets in April's resale.