Well this needs to change.

NME reports:

The investigation, which was carried out by the Press Association, found that roughly six in seven headlining slots are being filled by all-male acts, which is exactly the same proportion as 10 years ago.

The study also found that only a third of headliners feature at least one black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) performers, despite half of 2017’s number one singles coming from BAME artists.

And from 321 headline acts at the UK’s biggest festivals over the last 10 years, only 89 included one member who was BAME and just 47 who were all-female or one woman.

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