Glastonbury Data Reveals Top 10 Performances of 2022

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The long awaited return of Glastonbury was warmly received by festival-goers and all those watching along on the BBC in record numbers, with headliners Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar topping a packed bill full of surprises, special guests, and important messages.

From the appearance of young climate activist, Greta Thunberg, to the northern powerhouse of Blossoms and Melanie C performing “Spice up Your Life”, it really was a Glastonbury to remember. Not to mention the already iconic Paul McCartney set, which welcomed Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen to the Pyramid Stage on Saturday.

Now, a study from has sought out the most popular performances from the weekend based on YouTube hits, and you may be surprised by the outcome… (study released 30.06.22)

Top 10 Most Popular Glastonbury 2022 Performances:

RankingArtistPerformanceYouTube Views
1Olivia RodrigoF*** You (feat. Lily Allen)1,922,302
2Paul McCartneyBand on the Run (feat. Dave Grohl)871,141
3Paul McCartneyI’ve Got a Feeling (feat. John Lennon)729,042
4Jack WhiteSeven Nation Army661,020
5Kendrick LamarSaviour612,435
6Kendrick LamarHumble376,463
7Robert Plant & Alison KraussWhen The Levee Breaks348,757
8Sam FenderSeventeen Going Under293,605
9Wet LegChaise Longue275,374
10Crowded HouseDon’t Dream It’s Over268,171

So Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen‘s surprise collaboration takes the crown for most popular Glastonbury perfromance of 2022, and deservedly so as the pair dedicated the track, “F*** You” to the US Supreme Court. It’s no surprise that Macca is not far behind, featuring twice with his Dave Grohl collaboration and virtual duet with John Lennon. Fast-rising UK acts like Sam Fender and Wet Leg also feature in the Top 10!

Now we can enjoy the rest of the summer festival season and look forward to what’s in store at Glastonbury in 2023. Many names are being touted as potential headliners so we can’t wait to see the lineup in the near future…

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