Chart-topping sensation Taylor Swift has pulled out of the 2022 Glastonbury Festival two years after her 2020 appearance was canceled due to Covid.
The special occasion has been called a “big time” for The Shake it Off singer with his highly anticipated comeback scheduled for June 22-26 this year.
Many were thrilled to see Taylor, 32, step onto the main stage after an incredible two years in which she scored four number one albums.
Glastonbury has twice been canceled due to Covid, but Taylor has now apparently said she will miss this year’s event as she focuses on re-recording her album.
A music insider told The Sun, “Taylor politely declined when approached because the timing just isn’t right at the moment.”
They added that the superstar is still keen to headline the festival, which would be on his to-do list, but performing is not his priority at the moment, with old albums still to be re-recorded.
Taylor has revealed that although she still wants to perform at Glastonbury, her decision to step down is the “right decision”.
Taylor said: “I wanted to play places I hadn’t played as much, do things I hadn’t done – like Glastonbury. I haven’t done festivals, really, since the start of my career. career.
“They’re fun and bring people together in a really cool way. It’s so sad. But I know it’s the right decision.”
Despite Taylor’s withdrawal and the confusion of festival organizers, the show’s other headliners, Billie Eilish and Kendrick Lamar, are still topping the Pyramid stage in June.
Diana Ross has also been confirmed for the Sunday afternoon Legends slot.
BRIT award winner Little Simz is the third act this year to be confirmed for the festival.
Noel Gallagher, Haim and Crowded House are also expected in the line-up.
The Daily Star has approached Taylor’s representatives for comment.
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