Kanye West tapped to headline Glastonbury Festival

Rapper Kanye West will be among the headliners of the 2015 Glastonbury, which is taking place on June 24-28 in Pilton, England.

PTI| Updated: Mar 18, 2015, 09:42 AM IST
Kanye West tapped to headline Glastonbury Festival

London: Rapper Kanye West will be among the headliners of the 2015 Glastonbury, which is taking place on June 24-28 in Pilton, England.

The festival's organiser announced on Twitter that the 37-year-old rapper would take over the famous Pyramid Stage on June 27.

"We are thrilled to let you know we have the one and only Kanye West headlining Saturday night on the Pyramid stage!" wrote Emily Eavis, the daughter of Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis.

West then confirmed the news via his own Twitter account, "Excited to announce im headlining pyramid stage Saturday night @glastofest this year."