Michael Stipe said of R.E.M.'s performance, "we pulled ourselves back to the front of the line and proved what we’re capable of. It was a great show for us!”
In the week that should have seen the festival gates open, the famous London museum will instead showcase a special page on their official website over the course of seven days.
The virtual festival will air on a pop-up channel from 24 to 28 June to mark what would have been Glastonbury's 50th anniversary.
Though the legendary UK festival was cancelled this year amid COVID-19, it will be celebrated with special programming and a pop-up channel on the BBC iPlayer.
Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney have already been announced as 2020 Glastonbury headliners, along with Diana Ross who will perform this year’s ‘legend’s slot’.