Taylor Swift announced for BST Hyde Park 2020 – how to get tickets

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Taylor Swift has been announced as a headliner at next year’s BST Hyde Park Festival in London.

The pop star will perform on 11 July, joining Little Mix who headline on 4 July, and Pearl Jam who are performing on Friday 10 July.

The news follows the release of Swift’s seventh album Lover, which received critical acclaim and earnt Swift her fourth number one album in the UK.

Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday 6 December – BUY HERE.

Swift last performed a landmark concert in Hyde Park in 2015 to 65,000 fans, the same year she released her record 1989.

Got sweaty palms already? Check out our handy tips for dealing with the demand:

1) Make sure you are ready and waiting with the web page up at least five minutes before 9am.

2) Do not let your computer, phone or whatever device holds the key to your happiness run out of battery.

3) Register your details with the website you are booking from in advance, if you can, but don’t panic if you haven’t left enough time as your tickets will be held while you fill out your information

4) Check how many tickets you are allowed to buy in one purchase. If you try to buy more than the limited number, your booking may be cancelled without notice, meaning no-one gets to go.

5) Get your friends to try too, but stay in contact in case you all succeed and end up with a bunch of tickets you didn’t want. If you do need to sell any on, do so at face value. No-one likes a tout.

6) Be patient and avoid refreshing or switching between browsers. Stick with one tab and have some faith! Be prepared to wait for an hour to get tickets.

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