Country music queen Dolly Parton has confirmed that she will perform at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

The 68-year-old star took to her Twitter page to confirm the news, writing: "I’m incredibly excited to FINALLY announce that the #BlueSmokeWorldTour is coming to @GlastoFest on June 29th! ;) Stay tuned for more info…"

Festival organiser Emily Eavis tweeted: "We are delighted to say that Dolly is coming to Glastonbury... It really doesn't get much better than this!"

Dolly will release her 42nd studio album Blue Smoke on May 12.