Kylie Minogue draws biggest Glastonbury TV audience

Kylie Minogue draws biggest Glastonbury TV audience

Kylie Minogue's legends' slot was the most watched performance of the BBC's Glastonbury 2019 coverage, peaking with 3.9 million viewers. 

The Killers' Saturday night headline set peaked at 2.3m on BBC Two in a broadcast that held an audience of more than two million throughout.

Sunday night headliners The Cure peaked at 1.9m on the channel, while Stormzy’s Friday headline performance peaked at 1.5m views on BBC Two. The figures were calculated before digital and catch up is included.

At the previous Glastonbury in 2017Ed Sheeran’s headline set achieved a record high average audience for a Glastonbury show of 2.9m and a record peak audience of 4.1m viewers.

Kylie's Step Back In Time – The Definitive Collection holds a commanding lead in the UK albums chart with sales of 21,312 (OCC) so far. With her Pyramid Stage bow not taking place until 3.45pm on Sunday, the Australian is yet to feel the full benefit of the Glastonbury effect.

Lewis Capaldi, who performed on the festival's Other Stage on Saturday afternoon (and also played a surprise set on the BBC Introducing Stage on Friday), is at No.2 with Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent racking up sales of 8,490 and Sunday evening performer Billie Eilish's When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? is at No.7 (2,730 sales).

The Killers’ 2013 greatest hits album Direct Hits has been boosted in a major way, surging 55-8 on sales of 2,423. George Ezra’s Staying At Tamara’s also advances 15-11 (2,163 sales) on the back of his Friday night Pyramid Stage show and Stormzy’s Gang Signs & Prayer rockets 73-14 (2,109 sales).

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