Ellie Goulding criticises music festivals lack of female performers

3rd July 2017 Off By

Ellie Goulding has fired off a series of tweets blasting the lack of female performers at music festivals.

She wrote: “Need to give myself credit sometimes as I’ve been doing this non stop for over seven years. I don’t see many females at these festivals.”

A recent BBC study found that 8 out of 10 top slots were taken by all male acts, and that a quarter of all headline slots were taken by the same 20 acts.

Ellie Goulding previously criticised festival organisers in 2015 over the disparity between male and female acts, and it seems little has changed since then.

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