Ellie Goulding Blasts Glastonbury For Having 'So Many Men' on the Lineup

Ellie Goulding
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Ellie Goulding performs on day 1 of the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival, Aptil 11.

Goulding played the U.K. fest in 2010 and 2014.

Plenty of music festivals have been scrutinized over their chronic lack of female performers. Ellie Goulding, for one, would like to see more women headline the U.K.’s biggest festival stage. 

"I got annoyed when Glastonbury had so many men on the line-up," the British pop star admitted in her new Cosmopolitan cover story. 

In 2015, Glasto’s main stage -- the Pyramid Stage -- was headlined by the Who, Kanye West, and Florence + the Machine, respectively.  

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"Then Florence headlined,” Goulding added. “Things are changing, you know? And I love it."

On the topic of gender inequality in music, Goulding also added, "I get annoyed when men write degrading songs about women, but women are starting to speak out.”

Goulding’s new album Delirium is set to drop Nov. 6.


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