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Glastonbury 2016: Coldplay to headline on Sunday

Coldplay singer Chris Martin performs during halftime in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium. Credit: USA TODAY Sports/SIPA USA/PA Images

Coldplay will officially play Glastonbury Festival 2016 on the Sunday of the event after the band tweeted a picture of the Pyramid Stage.

The picture shows a board with the date June 26 stuck in a Glastonbury Festival field with the Pyramid Stage and Glastonbury Tor in the background.

It will be the fourth time the band have headlined at the festival, and although fans knew they were playing it wasn't known what day Coldplay would be hitting the stage.

It's since been retweeted by organiser Emily Eavis - and the news seems to be going down well with the band's fans on social media:

The news was confirmed on Instagram, with festival founder Michael Eavis pictured smiling beside the sign:

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO will be taking to Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage on Sunday 26 June - filling what has become known as "the legend slot".

It's the first major act to be announced on Glastonbury Festival's 2016 bill - organisers welcomed the news on social media this morning:

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Muse to headline Glastonbury?

Rumours are rife Devon rock trio Muse will headline Glastonbury next year, alongside Foo Fighters and Coldplay.

The band are no strangers to Worthy Farm, and have played the famous Pyramid Stage twice, in 2004 and 2010.

Credit: PA

A source told The Sun newspaper:

Muse are a Glastonbury no-brainer for a headline booking. They know what it takes to put on a huge show and there's no bigger stage than the Pyramid.

Matt and the boys have a huge back catalogue that will be brilliant for a Saturday night set.

This year's line-up is as rock and roll as the Eavises could have hoped for. They were keen to book the headliners early and they've done exactly that.

– Sun Source
Glastonbury 2015 Credit: GlastoFest

But the line up may not be completely set in stone, after Guns N'Roses were tipped as the bookies favourites to headline Reading and Leeds, calling into question whether they'll stop off at Glastonbury also.

Muse to headline Glastonbury?

Rumours are rife British rock trio Muse will headline Glastonbury next year, alongside Foo Fighters and Coldplay.

The band are no strangers to Worthy Farm, and have played the famous Pyramid Stage twice, in 2004 and 2010.

Credit: PA

A source told The Sun newspaper:

Muse are a Glastonbury no-brainer for a headline booking. They know what it takes to put on a huge show and there's no bigger stage than the Pyramid.

Matt and the boys have a huge back catalogue that will be brilliant for a Saturday night set.

This year's line-up is as rock and roll as the Eavises could have hoped for. They were keen to book the headliners early and they've done exactly that.

– Sun Source
Glastonbury 2015 Credit: GlastoFest

But the line up may not be completely set in stone, after Guns N'Roses were tipped as the bookies favourites to headline Reading and Leeds, calling into question whether they'll stop off at Glastonbury also.

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