The Guardian festival blog: Parklife festival to be headlined by Cardi B, George Ezra and Solange | Music

Cardi B, George Ezra and Solange will all headline at this year’s Parklife, the UK’s largest metropolitan festival, held in in Heaton Park, Manchester on 8 and 9 June.

Having also been announced for London’s Wireless festival on 5 July, Cardi B is gearing up to be one of the festival hits of the summer. She became the first solo female rapper to have a No 1 song in the US charts for two decades in 2017, and recently announced plans for a follow-up album to her Grammy-nominated debut Invasion of Privacy. She recently made headlines for criticising President Trump during the US government shutdown, claiming “we need to take some action” to protect federal workers.

Singer-songwriter George Ezra caps a hugely successful year, having been nominated for three Brit awards: British male, British single and British album for his 2018 LP, Staying at Tamara’s. Its lead single Shotgun spent 13 weeks in the Top 5, including four…


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