Eminem to headline Leeds and Reading

Tuesday December 11, 2012

Eminem as been confirmed as a headline act at the Leeds and Reading festivals.

The rapper is the first act confirmed to headline the renowned festivals, and first topped the bill more than a decade ago.

Rising to fame in 1999 on the back of album The Real Slim Shady, the artist has sold more than 100 million records around the world.

Ending his last set at the esteemed festival with a duet with rocker Marilyn Manson, high hopes have been placed on the artist's comeback.

Mercury Prize winners Alt-J are also included in the line up. The Leeds University alumni will be headlining the NME/Radio 1 stage.

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