U2 to headline Glastonbury 2010

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U2 to headline Glastonbury 2010

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

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U2 to headline Glastonbury 2010

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. Photo: PA Photos

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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." Photo: Drew Farrell

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U2 to headline Glastonbury 2010

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." Photo: PA Photos

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U2 to headline Glastonbury 2010

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. Photo: PA Photos

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

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

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

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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. Photo: Kevin Westenberg

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

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U2 circa 'Rattle And Hum', 1988.

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U2 in the studio, 2008. Photo: Ed Miles

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

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