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Diana Ross, 78, closes Glastonbury with back to back hits

Soul singer Diana Ross advised the 1000’s gathered on the Pyramid Stage to “feel the power of love” as she reeled off hit after hit on the Glastonbury Festival on Sunday night. 

She kicked off her set with 1980 basic I’m Coming Out drawing rapturous applause throughout her Sunday teatime legends slot on the ultimate day of Glastonbury sporting a glittery dress with an identical white cape and headpiece ensemble.

The soul singer handled the group to a choice of classics together with Baby Love, You Can’t Hurry Love, Stop! In The Name Of Love and on the conclusion of Chain Reaction pink confetti was launched from the stage.

Soul singer Diana Ross told the thousands gathered at the Pyramid Stage to

Soul singer Diana Ross told the thousands gathered at the Pyramid Stage to

Soul singer Diana Ross advised the 1000’s gathered on the Pyramid Stage to “feel the power of love” as she reeled off hit after hit on the Glastonbury Festival on Sunday night. 

Glorious: Defying earlier ominous forecasts, the sun shone down on the packed crown, armed with flags and vibrant festival wear, as she reeled off songs from her new album titled Thank You

Glorious: Defying earlier ominous forecasts, the solar shone down on the packed crown, armed with flags and vibrant pageant put on, as she reeled off songs from her new album titled Thank You

She additionally carried out I Will Survive and Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, of which she launched successful versionin 1970.

A slideshow of images had been proven to the group from Ross’s lengthy career within the build-up to her look on stage – which was met with loud cheers from the viewers.

Defying earlier ominous forecasts, the solar shone down on the packed crown, armed with flags and vibrant pageant put on, as she reeled off songs from her new album titled Thank You.

She mentioned: ‘During these final three years, I’m going to name it a trip, it gave me an opportunity to actually take into consideration the essential issues in life as a result of I could not go on the highway and the album is known as Thank You.

Here she comes: She kicked off her set with 1980 classic I'm Coming Out drawing rapturous applause during her Sunday teatime legends slot on the final day of Glastonbury

Here she comes: She kicked off her set with 1980 basic I’m Coming Out drawing rapturous applause throughout her Sunday teatime legends slot on the ultimate day of Glastonbury

All the hits: The soul singer treated the crowd to a selection of classics including Baby Love, You Can't Hurry Love, Stop! In The Name Of Love and at the conclusion of Chain Reaction pink confetti was launched from the stage

All the hits: The soul singer treated the crowd to a selection of classics including Baby Love, You Can't Hurry Love, Stop! In The Name Of Love and at the conclusion of Chain Reaction pink confetti was launched from the stage

All the hits: The soul singer handled the group to a choice of classics together with Baby Love, You Can’t Hurry Love, Stop! In The Name Of Love and on the conclusion of Chain Reaction pink confetti was launched from the stage

Distinctive: She took to the stage wearing a sparkly dress with a matching white cape and headpiece ensemble

Distinctive: She took to the stage sporting a glittery dress with an identical white cape and headpiece ensemble

On the mic: After announcing she had recently turned 78, Ross urged the crowd to dance with her on Sunday afternoon

On the mic: After announcing she had recently turned 78, Ross urged the crowd to dance with her on Sunday afternoon

On the mic: After saying she had just lately turned 78, Ross urged the group to dance with her on Sunday afternoon

Popular: She also performed I Will Survive and Ain't No Mountain High Enough, of which she released a hit version in 1970

Popular: She additionally carried out I Will Survive and Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, of which she launched successful model in 1970

‘I would like you to understand how grateful I’m for this life, I’m crammed with thankfulness for every of you, I like the thought of singing within the daytime … I can look into your eyes.’ 

Later she added: ‘Feel the ability of affection.’ 

After saying she had just lately turned 78, Ross urged the group to dance with her as a line of safety employees carried out a routine to Upside Down earlier than the digital camera panned to present followers holding Diana Ross masks.

Grateful: 'During these last three years, I'm going to call it a vacation, it gave me a chance to really think about the important things in life because I couldn't go on the road and the album is called Thank You,' she told the crowd

Grateful: ‘During these final three years, I’m going to name it a trip, it gave me an opportunity to actually take into consideration the essential issues in life as a result of I could not go on the highway and the album is known as Thank You,’ she advised the group

Marquee performer: Diana was one of the biggest draws over three days at the Worthy Farm event, with her performance helping to round off the returning festival

Marquee performer: Diana was one of many largest attracts over three days on the Worthy Farm occasion, with her efficiency serving to to spherical off the returning pageant 

Earlier on Sunday, George Ezra confirmed he was the key visitor on the John Peel stage on Sunday, three days after pulling out of Tinderbox Festival in Denmark due to a “nasty bout of laryngitis”. 

Ezra acquired his set off to an electrifying begin, strolling onto the John Peel Stage to Anyone For You earlier than launching right into a rendition of Cassy O’ with hits Hold My Girl, Paradise and Blame It On Me additionally that includes.

The Hertfordshire singer-songwriter departed the stage to rapturous applause following a rendition of Shotgun.

Packed: The Worthy Farm site was jammed with revellers as they watched Motown legend Diana perform at the event

Packed: The Worthy Farm web site was jammed with revellers as they watched Motown legend Diana carry out on the occasion 

Getting involved: The party was in full swing as fans swigged beer and climbed on one another's shoulders for a better view

Getting concerned: The social gathering was in full swing as followers swigged beer and climbed on each other’s shoulders for a greater view

Loving it: Flags waved and fans raised their arms as Motown legend Diana performed songs from her back catalogue of hits

Loving it: Flags waved and followers raised their arms as Motown legend Diana carried out songs from her back catalogue of hits

Kendrick Lamar will shut Glastonbury because the pageant’s closing headliner on Sunday, the day after Sir Paul McCartney delivered a history-making set.

The US rapper would be the final performer to take to the Pyramid Stage, concluding the festivities at Worthy Farm in Somerset.

Lamar’s present on the principle stage will mark his Glastonbury debut, and he’s anticipated to play a spread of hit tracks together with songs from his just lately launched fifth studio album Mr Morale & The Big Steppers.

Celebration: Diana's performance celebrated coming together after two years of lockdown as a result of the COVID pandemic

Celebration: Diana’s efficiency celebrated coming collectively after two years of lockdown on account of the COVID pandemic

Legendary: The Motown star was performing on the Pyramid Stage during the final day of the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset

Legendary: The Motown star was performing on the Pyramid Stage during the final day of the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset

Legendary: The Motown star was acting on the Pyramid Stage in the course of the closing day of the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset

Quite a show: Diana moved from one side of the stage to the other as she performed an array of hits on Sunday afternoon

Quite a present: Diana moved from one facet of the stage to the opposite as she carried out an array of hits on Sunday afternoon 

Delay: The singer's appearance at Glastonbury has been delayed for two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic

Delay: The singer's appearance at Glastonbury has been delayed for two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic

Delay: The singer’s look at Glastonbury has been delayed for 2 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic 

Colourful: Pin smoke filled the air as Diana worked her way through an incredible live performance at the annual event

Colourful: Pin smoke crammed the air as Diana labored her means via an unimaginable dwell efficiency on the annual occasion 

It was introduced in 2020 that the Grammy-winning singer would headline Glastonbury’s fiftieth anniversary however the pageant has confronted two years of delays due to the pandemic.

On Saturday night, Sir Paul wowed the crowds with a show-stopping set listing which included shock visitor appearances from Bruce Springsteen and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl.

As he took to the Pyramid Stage, the previous Beatle grew to become the pageant’s oldest solo headliner, per week after he celebrated his eightieth birthday.

Getting involved: Kacey Musgraves also performed in front of thousands of fans at Glastonbury on Sunday

Getting concerned: Kacey Musgraves additionally carried out in entrance of 1000’s of followers at Glastonbury on Sunday 

Stunning: The American singer commanded attention in a form-fitting black patterned minidress as she took to the stage

Stunning: The American singer commanded attention in a form-fitting black patterned minidress as she took to the stage

Stunning: The American singer commanded consideration in a form-fitting black patterned minidress as she took to the stage

Star: Kacey performed with her acoustic guitar as revellers made the most of one more day at the Worthy Farm site

Star: Kacey carried out with her acoustic guitar as revellers made essentially the most of another day on the Worthy Farm web site 

During his greater than two-hour set, he performed a spread of basic songs together with Hey Jude, Blackbird, Live And Let Die, Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da and Get Back.

The electrifying present was additional amplified as he launched Grohl to the stage to sing I Saw Her Standing There and Band On The Run, marking Grohl’s first public efficiency because the dying of his Foo Fighters bandmate, drummer Taylor Hawkins.

Springsteen took to the stage to play Glory Days and I Wanna Be Your Man alongside Sir Paul.

As a part of the encore, via particular technology which might isolate John Lennon’s vocals from previous recordings, Sir Paul was in a position to duet The Beatles’ observe I’ve Got A Feeling alongside his former bandmate on the Pyramid Stage.

Earlier on Saturday, the Pyramid Stage hosted a speech by Greta Thunberg the place she known as on society to tackle its “historic responsibility to set things right” with the worldwide local weather disaster.

Her speech was adopted by a set by pop rock band Haim, with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds taking to the Pyramid Stage after them.

Billie Eilish headlined the Pyramid Stage on Friday evening, changing into Glastonbury’s youngest ever solo headliner.

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