BILLIE Eilish will headline Glastonbury Festival next year.

The US singer will be the festival’s youngest-ever solo headliner when she takes to the Pyramid Stage on Friday night next year.

The appearance – Eilish’s first UK festival headline performance – follows her storming set on the Other Stage at Glastonbury 2019.

Billie Eilish to headline Glastonbury

Emily Eavis announced the news on Twitter this morning.

The co-organiser said: “We couldn’t be happier to announce that the wondrous Billie Eilish is headlining the Pyramid on the Friday at next year's Glastonbury Festival, becoming the youngest solo headliner in our history.

“This feels like the perfect way for us to return and I cannot wait.”

Eilish is the first act to be announced for the 2022 festival.

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Tickets for the 2022 Festival, which runs from June 22 to June 26 are sold out, with deposits paid for the 2020 Festival having rolled over for a second year, following the cancellation of the 2021 Festival.