Kylie Minogue to play Glastonbury Legends slot 2019?

"This performance will be a very emotional and poignant moment for her."

Kylie Minogue has reportedly been confirmed for the Glastonbury Legends slot in 2019, 14 years after she was forced to ditch a huge headline slot.

The Australian pop icon, 50, pulled out of headlining the festival in 2005 after she was diagnosed with breast cancer only a month before the Worthy Farm bash.

Now, she’s set to make her anticipated return in the Sunday afternoon Legends slot – following in the revered footsteps of Barry Gibb, Lionel Richie and Dolly Parton.

A Glasto insider told The Sun: “Kylie had to pull out of Glastonbury in 2005 just a month before she was due to appear so this performance will be a very emotional and poignant moment for her.

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“She jumped at the opportunity to appear next year and it is the perfect way to celebrate her career.”

Speaking earlier this year, Kylie admitted that she was eager for a long-awaited Glastonbury performance.

“When I was supposed to do it I think I would have been the first solo female to headline in however many years it was, so I was really proud of that at that time”, she said.

“Obviously it didn’t happen. So yes, it would be amazing and very emotional to be standing there and doing what I didn’t get to do all those years ago, for sure.”

Earlier this year, Kylie also joined forces with Nick Cave once more – duetting on ‘Where The Wild Roses Grow’ at London’s All Points East Presents.