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Roskilde Festival confirm Kendrick Lamar as 2021 headliner

30 December 2020, 11:55 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Denmark's Roskilde Festival has announced Kendrick Lamar as a headliner for next year's 50th anniversary event.

Kendrick Lamar first played the Danish festival in 2013, and next year's headline slot will mark his third appearance at Roskilde. The rapper was due to headline the 2020 festival before it was called off in April due to the coronavirus pandemic.

He will headline Roskilde's 50th anniversary celebrations in 2021 alongside The Strokes, Tyler, The Creator, Haim, Faith No More and Thom Yorke.

Other acts already confirmed for next year's festival include Moses Sumney, Floating Points, Cate Le Bon, CHAI, girl in red, Kelly Lee Owens, Sampa The Great, TLC, IDLES, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Holly Herndon, slowthai, Poppy and more.

Roskilde Festival takes place from 26 June to 3 July 2021. Visit for more information.
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