The ambitious live-streamed event on May 22 will also feature Damon Albarn, IDLES, Jorja Smith and many more.
A cryptic video was shared on the festival’s social media accounts.
The coming summer will thus be the second in a row without a Glastonbury, after the 2020 event was called off in March last year.
The archive is currently in the early stages of development, but will prospectively launch in 2021.
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!”
The best Glastonbury performances have not only defined careers, they’ve made musical history. These 30 festival highlights reveal why.
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.
Taking place over the weekend of June 18-20, the festival had already announced the likes of Tim Burgess, Arlo Parks, Georgia and Squid.
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.
Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift were due to headline this year's star-studded event.
“As things stand we are still working hard to deliver our 50th anniversary Festival in June and we are very proud of the bill that we have put together over the last...
The pop star will be topping the Pyramid Stage on Sunday, 28 June 2020.
The new editions brings together the original album with previously unreleased 'Secret Psychedelic Mixes' and a selection of B-sides and remixes.
“Hey Glasto," tweeted McCartney, "excited to be part of your anniversary celebrations. See ya next summer!”
The star said: “Every concert feels like a private party, I can see your eyes and feel your hearts. I’m coming to Glastonbury, with love.”