Taylor Swift has been announced as one of the headliners for next year's Glastonbury Festival.

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the music weekend and Taylor expressed her delight at the news that she would be performing. 

She tweeted: "I'm ecstatic to tell you that I'll be headlining Glastonbury on its 50th anniversary - See you there!"

Organisers of the Glastonbury Festival tweeted: "She's one of the biggest stars in the world and she's young and she's a fantastic American girl, and it's going to be beautiful, and her songs are absolutely fantastic. "We're so delighted."

30-year-old Swift joins Paul McCartney and Diana Ross on the bill.