Shania Twain has enjoying Glastonbury’s Sunday afternoon legends slot on her “want checklist”.
The 57-year-old megastar would like to comply with within the footsteps of Dolly Parton and Kylie Minogue by enjoying the particular efficiency slot on the Pyramid Stage reserved for music’s greats.
This yr, Cat Stevens/Yusef could have the honour.
Shania informed NME: “It’s on my want checklist – completely.
“So I’ll ensure I do this. It’s a legendary factor, I do know, but it surely’s on my want checklist.”
The ‘You are Nonetheless The One’ hitmaker sharing her want of enjoying the legends slot comes days after Lana Del Rey hinted she might pull out of performing on the world-famous pageant.
The ‘Born to Die’ singer wasn’t impressed that organisers did not announce she could have one of many high slots this summer season once they launched the primary wave of artists on the line-up final week, with headliners Arctic Monkeys, Weapons N’ Roses and Sir Elton John listed on the high of the promotional poster alongside Lizzo – who organiser Emily Eavis mentioned would have headlined if the ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ hitmakers hadn’t already been promised high billing – after which the remainder of the acts talked about in alphabetical order.
Lana wrote on Instagram: “Properly, I’m truly headlining the 2nd stage. However since there was no consideration for saying that we’ll see.”
A supply near the star admitted she was “dissatisfied” and felt “let down”.
The insider informed The Solar on Sunday newspaper’s Weird column: “Lana is dissatisfied. She was proud to be doing a headline slot, however on the announcement graphic her title is buried amongst lesser-known artists.
“She feels let down being offered as an afterthought lagging behind the all-male trio.”
Glastonbury organiser Emily just lately addressed the backlash towards the pageant having almost all-male headliners, aside from Melissa Reese in Gun N’ Roses.
She mentioned of Lizzo, who will take to the Pyramid stage within the slot earlier than the heavy metallic band: “She might completely headline. Most of the artists might. However the headline slot had already been promised to another person.”
Emily – who claimed there are two ladies lined as much as headline subsequent yr – known as on the broader music trade to take a position extra in feminine musicians.
She mentioned: “We’re attempting our greatest so the pipeline must be developed. This begins method again with the report corporations, radio. I can shout as loud as I like however we have to get everybody on board…
“It’s high of our agenda, and it most likely makes it a bit tougher as a result of we’ve determined to make that vital to us. To be sincere, generally it’s simpler to maintain your head down.”
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