SZA to close Glastonbury 2024 with Pyramid Stage headline performance

SZA will close out this year’s Glastonbury Festival by headlining the Pyramid Stage on Sunday, per The 34-year-old artiste, born Solána Imani Rowe, is celebrated for hits such as “PSA” and “Snooze.” Her stage name, inspired by RZA from Wu-Tang Clan, is pronounced “sizza.”

The American soul singer is one of two female headliners at Worthy Farm this year, sharing the spotlight with Dua Lipa, who headlined Friday night. This performance comes on the heels of SZA’s Saturday night show at BST Hyde Park, where she expressed her gratitude to fans on Instagram, writing, “Thank you for vibing w me Hyde park. SEE YA TOMORROW GLASTONBURY!!!!”

Rising to fame with early EPs See.SZA.Run and S in 2011 and 2012, SZA’s breakthrough came with her 2017 album Ctrl. Her single “Kill Bill” from the 2022 album SOS propelled her to superstardom, topping the Billboard Hot 100 and reaching number three on the UK Singles Chart. Her meteoric rise has garnered her nine Grammy nominations in 2024, making her the most nominated act this year.

Saturday night saw British rock band Coldplay make history by headlining the Pyramid Stage for the fifth time. Their set included appearances by Little Simz and Michael J. Fox, who played guitar during “Fix You.”

Sunday’s lineup also features Canadian country star Shania Twain in the Legends slot, Nigerian singer Burna Boy, American singer and rapper Janelle Monae and Paloma Faith, who had to cancel a previous gig but is set to perform at Glastonbury.


  • Featured image: SZA/PA Images


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