Glastonbury headliner update – Jay-Z now favourite?

Michael Eavis drops more hints for 2008 bash

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Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has dropped more hints about who will headline this year's festival.

Yesterday (January 10) the festival boss said he had booked a "black American headliner, who’s absolutely terrific", kicking off speculation that Kanye West was the man in question.

However speaking to XFM South Wales Eavis has now revealed that the artists is from New York, making Jay-Z the favourite. Alicia Keys is also a possibility.

Glastonbury Festival takes place in Somerset from June 27-29.

Fans must register to stand a chance of buying tickets on Glastonburyfestivals.co.uk or by picking up a form from camping shop Millets.

Tickets go on sale on April 6.


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