Estelle bigs up Jay-Z at Glastonbury

Chart-topping star gets festival crowd dancing

Estelle thanked Jay-Z during her set on the Jazz World Stage at Glastonbury tonight (June 27).

The chart-topping star gave praise to the rapper for covering her Number One hit ‘American Boy’ during his gig in Dublin last night (June 26).

“I thought mad things when I heard Jigga playing my song last night,” she told the crowd. “I gotta pay tribute to Jay-Z.”


Jay-Z headlines the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury tomorrow (June 28).

The star inspired mass dancing and clapping during her hour-long set, which featured ‘1980’ and ‘No Substitute Love’, and introduced most songs as being written about former boyfriends.

Closing the set with ‘American Boy’, she thanked the crowd for taking the track to Number One in the UK.

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