Jay-Z was asked on the show, Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, if Beyonce would be going to Glastonbury. Jay-Z replied that Beyonce was busy with her filming. However, she did turn up to watch her husband perform.
Jay-Z knew that Oasis’ rocker Noel Gallagher had criticized the organizers for inviting a hip hop artist to perform at Glastonbury. Glastonbury is traditionally a rock music festival. He was prepared to answer that. Jay-Z sang Oasis’ Wonderwall, and it was welcomed by the crowd, who gave a warm reception to Jay-Z’s tribute.
Amy Winehouse had criticized Jay-Z for not knowingthe lyrics to some songs and he answered her challenge by singing Rehab;Winehouse’s hit song.