Janet Jackson is said to take to the stage to perform at Glastonbury in her first UK show in eight years, days after the 10th anniversary of her brother Michael’s death.
The Billie Jean hitmaker died aged 50 on June 25 in 2009 and this year the Somerset-based music festival will run from June 26 until Sunday 30.
According to The Sun, the 52-year-old reportedly believes picking up the microphone at Worthy Farm will relaunch her career in a ‘major way’ in 2019.
A Glastonbury insider told the newspaper: ‘Janet is relaunching her career in a major way this year and she thought this would be the perfect opportunity.
‘She has never performed at Glastonbury but she knows what a massive deal it is.
‘It is looking like she will perform on Sunday but her exact slot is to be confirmed. Organisers are still booking acts and arranging the schedule but she is really excited to be back.’
MailOnline has approached a representative for Janet Jackson and for Glastonbury for further comment.
Janelle Monae, Kylie Minogue and Stormzy are among the stars whom have landed the gigs at the biggest festival of the year.
Glastonbury’s co-organiser Emily Eavis lifted the lid on the line-up as she explained it was ‘90% of the way there’, with only ‘10% of confirmations’ to go.
Also, she let slip that Arcadia — who were behind Glastonbury’s legendary spider — are working on a completely new structure for this year’s event.