A debate is now erupting on Twitter and Facebook following Beyoncé's show at Glastonbury. On Sunday night Jo Wiley gushed that Beyonce was the "first woman ever to headline at Glastonbury". Beyoncé took the ball and ran with it, declaring onstage "I'm the first woman... etc". And now Piers Morgan in his TV interview with the star is reiterating it. Does no one check their facts? Previous female headliners on the main stages have included Skin (Skunk Anansie), Björk, Meg White (White Stripes), Shirley Manson (Garbage), Candida Doyle (Pulp), Sinead O'Connor, Suzanne Vega and Joan Baez. Even Shakespeare's Sister headlined Saturday night on Pyramid Stage in 1992.
Granted, Beyoncé delivered a fantastic performance on Sunday - from the stuttering energy of "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" to a moving rendition of Etta James' "At Last" (complete with footage of civil rights protest and President Obama), to a vast singalong Halo. There was some grumbling before her appearance about theRead More »from Glastonbury’s Distaff Gaffe