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THE VIEW FROM HITS LIST
Time to get the hell outta Dodge. (7/19a)
NEAR TRUTHS: MIDYEAR MOMENTUM
The score at the half (7/19a)
SONG REVENUE:
ZACH ATTACK
Hat trick (7/19a)
EMINEM'S STREAK AT #1: LET'S DO THE NUMBERS
He's a one-man dynasty. (7/19a)
GEFFEN ON ROSENBLATT: "A BRILLIANT BUSINESS PARTNER"
One titan salutes another. (7/19a)
THE GRAMMY SHORT LIST
Who's already a lock?
COUNTRY'S NEWEST DISRUPTOR
Three chords and some truth you may not be ready for.
AI IS ALREADY EATING YOUR LUNCH
The kids can tell the difference... for now.
INDIE DISTRIBUTION'S RISE TO GLORY
The discovery engine is revving higher.
Blighty Beat
GLASTONBURY POISED TO SIT OUT 2026
6/11/24

The U.K.'s long-running Glastonbury Festival is expected to take its regular year off in 2026, according to co-organizer Emily Eavis, who also told the BBC that her dream headliner would be Kate Bush (pictured).

The event traditionally designates every fifth year for a break to give the land at Worthy Farm an opportunity to recover. The last official pause was in 2018, although Glastonbury was not held in 2020 or 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking ahead of this year's festival, which begins 6/26, Eavis said she hoped Bush, who hasn’t performed live since a 22-date London residency in 2014, would one day headline (the artist was also rumored to be in the mix for Coachella in recent years, but was never booked).

Noting that 2023 headliner Elton John was also once "a pipe dream," Eavis said she was hopeful for an appearance by the reclusive Bush, who was inducted last year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and enjoyed a huge resurgence in 2022 when her song "Running Up That Hill" was featured prominently in Netflix's Stranger Things.

Headliners for 2025 have not been announced, but Eavis said she has an idea of who they might be. This year’s event will be led by Dua Lipa (in her first U.K. festival headline slot), Coldplay and SZA, with Shania Twain, LCD Soundsystem, Little Simz and PJ Harvey rounding out the bill.