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U2 to headline Glastonbury 2010

  • U2 are set to headline Glastonbury in 2010, it has been confirmed. Pic: PA Photos

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    Added: 06 Nov 2009

  • The band will top the bill on the Friday night (June 27) of the three-day event for the first time in their 32-year career. Pic: PA Photos

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    Added: 06 Nov 2009

  • Festival organiser Michael Eavis told BBC News: "I promised the best possible line-up for the show next year and the confirmation that U2 will play their first ever Glastonbury – and their first major festival gig since the early 1980s – is fantastic news." Pic: Drew Farrell

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    Added: 27 Aug 2009

  • Eavis continued: "We've been trying for years... And now we've finally made it happen. I'm sure they will pull out all the stops to make next year's Glastonbury the most memorable ever." Pic: PA Photos

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  • The band have been rumoured to appear at the festival a number of times over the years but they have always failed to appear on the bill until now. Pic: PA Photos

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    Added: 13 Aug 2009

  • Earlier this year Bono did confirm that the band wanted to appear at Glastonbury at some stage.

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    Added: 09 Jul 2009

  • Other acts rumoured to be in contention to play at next year's event include The Rolling Stones, Coldplay, Muse and David Bowie. Pic: Kevin Westenberg

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    Added: 09 Jul 2009

  • Tickets for next year's Glastonbury sold out within 12 hours of going on sale in October. Pic: Tom Sheehan

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    Added: 09 Jul 2009

  • Are you pleased that U2 are playing Glastonbury? Head to NME.COM/theoffice to join the debate.

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  • U2 are set to headline Glastonbury in 2010, it has been confirmed. Keep clicking for more classic pictures of the legendary band. Pic: Kevin Westenberg

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    Added: 09 Jul 2009

  • U2 around the time of their debut album 'Boy', which was released in 1980.

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    Added: 04 Jun 2009

  • U2 circa 'Rattle And Hum', 1988.

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  • U2 pose for an NME cover shoot, shortly after the release of 'How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb', 2004. Pic: Kevin Westenberg

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    Added: 24 Mar 2009