Coldplay Will Headline Glastonbury for a Record Fourth Time

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 18: Coldplay performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Super Bowl Halftime Show stars and perennial Brit-pop experts Coldplay scored a coup this morning when they were announced as the first headlining band for the 2016 edition of Glastonbury, confirming earlier rumors. Of note: Chris Martin and company will become the first act to headline the festival for a fourth time.

The current list of three-time stars at Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage is short: Besides Coldplay, it includes Elvis Costello, the Cure, and Van Morrison.

The Glastonbury appearance is said to be the band’s only festival date this summer, but the Head Full of Dreams arena tour includes a four-night run at Wembley Stadium and dates at MetLife Stadium, Soldier Field, and the Rose Bowl.

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