Glastonbury Hits 1.9 Million Viewers for Blur

U.K. rock act Blur’s headline set at Glastonbury got 1.9 million viewers for the BBC’s live coverage of the final night of the festival.

Blur, who reformed for summer dates, wrapped the 170,000-capacity event on the Pyramid Stage in Somerset last night (June 28). The other main stage headliners were Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band.

Ratings peaked at 1.9 million on BBC2 during Blur’s set last night. Overall BBC2’s coverage of the final night had an average of 800,000 and a 9% share between 10pm and 1am, according to unofficial figures.

The BBC reportedly had a total of 7 million viewers watching Glastonbury coverage on BBC2 over the weekend. There was also coverage on digital channels BBC3 and BBC4.

Meanwhile, Glastonbury organizer Michael Eavis said he has already got four major acts lined up for next year’s 40th anniversary event. Two of the acts have not played before, he added.

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