Kanye West to headline Glastonbury Festival 2015

The rapper will headline the main Pyramid Stage at this year's festival.

Kanye West has been announced as one of the headliners at this year's Glastonbury Festival. 

The rapper will headline the main Pyramid Stage on Saturday, June 27.

The news was confirmed by festival organiser Emily Eavis on Twitter. "We are thrilled to let you know we have the one and only Kanye West headlining Saturday night on the Pyramid stage," she said. 

West, who headlined last year's Wireless festival, has released and featured on a number of tracks this year; including latest single All Day, Paul McCartney collaboration One Day and three-way collaboration with McCartney and Rihanna FourFiveSeconds.

Foo Fighters were announced as headliners at the event on Friday, June 26, while Lionel Richie is confirmed to perform on Sunday, June 28.