Pop icon Kylie Minogue has been announced to be performing at Glastonbury 2019.

Minogue was due to appear at the final night of the festival back in 2005 but had to cancel her performance in order to undergo treatment for breast cancer.

She said she was "so thrilled" to be playing the event 14 years after she had been due to perform.

The Australian singer announced the news on her Twitter and Instagram accounts, writing: "I'm so thrilled to announce that I'll be playing the 'Legend slot' on Sunday 30th June at @glastofest 2019.

"It will be 14 years since I was originally meant to appear there and so much has happened up to now.

"I can't wait to see you all there to share this special show." 

Minogue previously said it would be "amazing and very emotional" to finally play at Glastonbury.

The official Twitter page for the festival tweeted on Wednesday morning: "We are delighted to announce that Kylie is finally bringing her show to Glastonbury.

"She'll play the legendary Sunday afternoon slot at next year's Festival. And we cannot wait."

The Can't Get You Out of My Head hitmaker his playing the 3Arena in Dublin on December 3 and SSE Arena Belfast on December 5.

She had to reschedule these Irish shows due to illness.