Kanye West
Kanye West

Petition launched to stop Kanye West playing Glastonbury

BECAUSE it wouldn't be Glastonbury without people kicking off about the headline acts, a petition has already been launched to stop Kanye West performing on the Saturday night.

It was officially confirmed by organisers on 16 March that West would join Foo Fighters as a headline act, although Twitter had already been filled with a flurry of rumours that he was set to appear.

Reactions have been mixed, with some praising the decision to book a less "safe" option, while others have repeated a similar argument used by Noel Gallagher against Jay Z's performance in 2008, that it's "wrong" to have a hip-hop artist at Glastonbury.

At the time of writing just 277 people had signed the change.org petition to "Cancel Kanye West's headline slot and get a rock band".

The description reads: "Kanye West is a insult to music fans all over the world. We spend hundreds of pounds to attend glasto, and by doing so, expect a certain level of entertainment.

"Prevent this abolition Now!" [Sic]


Fruit picking plan to lower debt proves a divisive issue

Premium Content Fruit picking plan to lower debt proves a divisive issue

The plan has the backing of a Bowen mango grower but not everyone is convinced the...

Whitsunday housing market thrives despite pandemic

Premium Content Whitsunday housing market thrives despite pandemic

An independent property report has revealed promising signs for people looking to...

MP assaulted at NQ watering hole

Premium Content MP assaulted at NQ watering hole

MP Jason Costigan assaulted at Hotel Metropole in Proserpine