Kendrick Lamar at Glastonbury live stream: how to watch the headline performance on-demand from anywhere

Kendrick Lamar performs at the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2022
(Image credit: Getty Images / Samir Hussein)

It might sound strange, but 2022 marked Kendrick Lamar's Glastonbury debut. And what a way to do it – a headline slot on the Pyramid Stage on the final day. K Dot blew away the crowd in his crown of thorns and poignant performance. It's safe to say that Lamar was at top of countless watchlists, but if you're weren't there in person, you haven't missed out – at least not yet. Just follow our guide below as we explain how to watch Kendrick Lamar live at Glastonbury 2022 wherever you are in the world. Make sure you know how to get a Glastonbury 2023 ticket too.

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Goated? Quite possibly. Unmissable? Undeniably. Stringing together five incredible albums in a career that has pushed the boundaries of creativity and vulnerability in hip hop, Kendrick is law unto himself.

This year's Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers sent Lamar inward, exploring new ground and himself through music – although not without controversy. His Sunday performance included plenty of new songs as well as back catalogue bangers.

As an artist with such a devoted following, there were countless fans unable to catch the rapper in the flesh – but no matter where you are, there's a super simple way of catching up. Here's how to watch Kendrick Lamar's 2022 Glastonbury set live stream from anywhere – starting with how to watch Kendrick Lamar for FREE in the UK.

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How to watch Kendrick Lamar for FREE in the UK


As ever, Glastonbury is being shown for free in the UK across BBC One, Two, Three and Four. Official coverage of Kendrick Lamar's performance begins at 9.30pm BST Sunday on BBC Two.

That means you can live stream all of the action on BBC iPlayer. It's free to watch with a valid TV licence, and works across a huge array of devices, including laptops, tablets, smartphones, media streaming devices like Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Roku, and PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

Use ExpressVPN to watch BBC iPlayer from abroad.

Not in the UK right now? No worries – you can download and install a VPN to port yourself back home to tune in as normal. More details below.

How to watch a Kendrick Lamar live stream from anywhere

Unfortunately, if you try to watch your domestic coverage of Kendrick Lamar's Glastonbury 2022 performance from somewhere outside your home country, you'll soon find a problem – geo-blocking.

That's where the broadcaster prevents you from watching your usual feed from abroad. It's a common problem for streamers all over the world, but there's an easy solution. The best VPN – otherwise known as a virtual private network – can alter your IP address to make it appear like you’re somewhere else. While this can be used for privacy, it can also be used to access your preferred streaming platform back home, even when you're out of the country.

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Once you've chosen and installed your VPN of choice, simply open the service's corresponding app, hit 'choose location', select the appropriate country and you'll be able to watch the broadcast as if you were back at home.

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Can I watch Kendrick Lamar at Glastonbury 2022 in the US, Canada, Australia and anywhere else?

Glastonbury is the highlight of the British music calendar, but it's only televised in the UK, with countries like the US, Canada, and Australia missing out entirely.

If you're a UK citizen abroad, your best option for watching your country's coverage is use one of the best VPN service providers as described above.

Mo Harber-Lamond

Mo Harber-Lamond is VPN Editor at Tom's Guide, and contributor for TechRadar. He focuses on cybersecurity content for Tom's Guide, and creates insightful content across the board to help readers make informed buying choices.