Jay-Z to headline Wireless festival 2010 and play additional UK gigs

Rapper set to return to the UK this June

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Jay-Z has been announced as one of the headliners for Wireless festival 2010.

The rapper will also play two UK gigs of his own in Manchester and Birmingham in the same month as the London Hyde Park festival, which takes place from July 2-4.

Joining Jay-Z at Wireless, which he'll headline the Sunday night (July 4) of, is Mr Hudson, with other acts due to be announced soon. Pink has already been announced to headline Wireless on the Friday night, to be supported by The Ting Tings, Gossip and The Temper Trap.

Jay-Z last headlined Wireless in 2008.

The rapper also plays Manchester's MEN Arena on June 7 and the LG Arena in Birmingham on June 9.

The line up for Wireless 2010, so far, is:

Pink, The Ting Tings, Gossip, The Temper Trap (July 2)
Jay-Z, Mr Hudson (4)

Jay-Z also plays:

Manchester MEN Arena (June 7)
Birmingham LG Arena (9)

Tickets for all the gigs go on sale on February 19 at 9am (GMT).

To check the availability of Wireless tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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