TOWIE’s Megan McKenna to perform at Glastonbury after country music hit
Former The Only Way Is Essex star Megan McKenna is set to play country at Glastonbury this Sunday.
Since leaving the ITV reality show, Megan has continued to tour the television circuit, appearing on Big Brother, Ex on the Beach and The X Factor: Celebrity which she won in 2019. he show launched a music career for Megan which scaled the UK. country charts with her debut album, Story of Me, peaking at number four.
It looks like Louis Walsh’s mentoring help on X Factor has paid off as the new country star will take to the big stage at Worthy Farm for the Glastonbury Festival. Speaking to Metro, Megan said: “For me to be part of the lineup at Glastonbury is acceptance into the music industry. It’s literally a huge step for me and my career so I’m so excited. .”
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Megan admitted being a TV personality was never on her dream list, but thanked the show for giving her the career she has. She added: “I think there’s a difference between reality TV stars and TV personalities who go on shows and have talent and who have business acumen and want to grow as what brand.
“I’m so grateful for some of the shows I’ve done because they’ve given me a huge platform.”
The 29-year-old released her new track Baby Talk today, which has been described as a “full-fledged country anthem”. As part of an ongoing series, Megan will be releasing new music weekly ranging from original work to covers. Megan is set to perform her new track along with more of her discography on the acoustic stage this Sunday at 6 p.m.
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