Adele has hit back at complaints that she is "too boring" to headline Glastonbury telling naysayers to "shut up".

The 27-year-old superstar has been confirmed as the headline act for the Saturday night of the popular festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset on June 25. 

However some revellers have expressed their disappointment at the announcement, declaring that the Rolling in the Deep singer is "too boring" to take to the main stage.

Never one to mince her words, Adele responded to the claims during her show at London's O2 Arena.

The Grammy-winning singer said: "I'm actually more excited than I was now because of all those rock and punk fans have been having a moan that I'm doing it and I'm like: "You're going to get dragged along by your wife, so just deal with it.

"To be honest, those people moaning about it, I've probably been more times than them anyway, so shut up."

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis tweeted her support of the headline act on Twitter this weekend, following the announcement that Adele would grace the festival's Pyramid Stage on the Saturday night.

Adele also recently revealed that she has wanted to play the iconic festival for some time now.

"I wanted to do it last year but my record wasn't ready," she said, reports NME.

"And to the people who say I am too boring to headline, you're more f***ing boring for moaning about me headlining."