Photo by: Mark Davis/NBCLionel Richie is the first artist confirmed to play the 2015 Glastonbury Festival. He’ll make his U.K. festival debut in the Sunday afternoon slot, according to the festival’s website.

Festival organizer Emily Eavis writes, “We are over the moon. We’ve had some amazing performances in the Sunday teatime slot over the years, from Neil Diamond, Shirley Bassey, Paul Simon and many others. And, of course, Dolly Parton played an incredible set this year.”

“We felt very lucky to get the call from a true Motown legend asking to play next year,” she continues. “He’s got so many amazing songs, to see him perform here on the farm is just going to be wonderful.”

Richie tweeted that he’s “very excited” about the appearance.

The 2015 Glastonbury Festival will take place from June 24-28. The complete lineup will be announced in the spring.

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