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BBC Music has inked a six-year deal for U.K. broadcasting rights to the world-renowned Glastonbury Festival.
The deal, announced Monday, covers the next five iterations of the legendary music festival through 2022. This includes Glastonbury’s 50th anniversary festival in 2020, while the 2022 festival will be broadcast in the BBC’s 100th anniversary year. The festival will not be held in 2018.
The new deal continues a long and successful partnership between the BBC and Glastonbury. In 2016 the BBC’s television coverage of the event reached a record 18.9 million people, representing nearly one third (31.9%) of the entire U.K. population.
“We have worked closely with a fantastic team at the BBC since 1997. It has become an integral part of what we do at Glastonbury,” said Emily Eavis, co-organizer of the Glastonbury Festival and daughter of festival founder Michael Eavis. “Together we have created something really special – two decades of historic live broadcast from many of the biggest names in »
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Calvin Harris has an early contender for "Song of the Summer." At midnight, the producer released "Heatstroke," his latest collaboration with Ariana Grande, Pharrell Williams and Young Thug. The song, which was recorded at God's Eyes Studios in L.A. and Circle House Studios in Miami, is the sixth non-album single Harris has released since 2015. Harris did the instrumentation using a piano, an electric piano, a 1965 Fender Stratocaster, a flexitone and a synthesizer, among other tools. Starrah provided additional background vocals. "Heatstroke" follows "Slide" (featuring Migos and Frank Ocean), "My Way," "Hype" (featuring Dizzee Rascal), "This Is What »
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