Hail Yeezy! Kanye West To Headline Glastonbury Festival 2015
The Only One rapper joins previously announced headliners Foo Fighters on the Pyramid Stage, with his involvement causing a stir online...
The 'All Day' rapper took to Twitter to make the announcement, revealing that he will take to the Pyramid Stage on Saturday, June 27.
Yeezy wrote: “EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE IM HEADLINING PYRAMID STAGE SATURDAY NIGHT @GLASTOFEST THIS YEAR.”
Festival organiser Emily Eavis also tweeted: “We are thrilled to let you know we have the one and only Kanye West headlining Saturday night on the Pyramid stage!”
We are thrilled to let you know we have the one and only Kanye West headlining Saturday night on the Pyramid stage!
— Emily Eavis (@emilyeavis) March 16, 2015
Kanye joins the likes of previously announced headliners Foo Fighters, who will perform on Friday (June 26).
The announcement that Yeezy will perform at Glasto has caused a mixed reaction online, here’s some of our favourite tweets:
Kanye's Glasto set, let @taylorswift13 on stage; 'Yo Kanye, Imma let you finish. But The Stones had one of the best Glasto sets of all time'
— Chris Moyles (@ChrisMoyles) March 16, 2015
Kanye West to headline Glastonbury on the Pyramid Stage, while his ego will perform on the Other Stage.
— Tiernan Douieb (@TiernanDouieb) March 16, 2015
READEHHHH for Kanye at Glasto
— nick grimshaw (@grimmers) March 16, 2015
I love that The Glastonbury Festival always televise the headliners sets. I can't wait to watch @kanyewest bring pure ART to the stage!
— KimKanyeKimye (@KimKanyeKimyeFC) March 16, 2015
— Paul Anthony Chapman (@soundstoryuk) March 16, 2015
..Kanye West at Glastonbury..please, people, whatever ye do, try not to throw huge (1.5 litres or bigger) bottles of pysse at hym..
— Matthew Hopkins (@Wytchfinder_Gen) March 16, 2015
Kanye West to headline Glastonbury on Saturday night, assuming he overcomes his crippling shyness in time.
— Damien Owens (@OwensDamien) March 16, 2015
Kanye west honestly better not be headlining glastonbury man can't stand him
— Ryan Martin (@kakam1) March 16, 2015
Yo @kanyewest bring some Yeezy boosts size 12 to Glastonbury with you I'll meet you to pick them up
— Scott Akerman (@sakerman29) March 11, 2015
Dave Grohl headlining the Friday at Glastonbury, and Kanye West on the Saturday - gonna be so many between-song stories this year...
— Jack Carter (@jackcarter22) March 8, 2015
the fact that Kanye West has been chosen to headline Glastonbury has really put me off going. Did you not see him at the Brits @emilyeavis
— Jon Clifton (@Jon_Clifton78) March 17, 2015
Kanye west at Glastonbury how to ruin a festival
— jinxy farragher (@fagsym) March 17, 2015