Kanye West To Headline Glastonbury: The Internet Reacts

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Kanye West will be headlining the Saturday night at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Last night, festival organiser Emily Eavis broke the news with a tweet reading: “We are thrilled to let you know we have the one and only Kanye West headlining Saturday night on the Pyramid stage!”.

As though it came as a surprise to anyone (despite months of rumour and speculation), the internet went mad. Here are some of our favourite Twitter reactions to the Kanye VS Glasto saga:

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Although it hasn’t all been negative:

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In 2008 Noel Gallagher said that it was “Wrong for a hip hop act to be headlining Glastonbury”, but if you’re still undecided on what to make of it all; here are some of Kanye West’s best and worst moments that may help you make up your mind.

There’s undisputedly quality music and impressive live performances:


But then again there is this:



So if you’d like to sign the petition to prevent Kanye West performing at Glastonbury, click here.