This article was published in 2012.

Rapper Eminem has tonight been revealed as one of three Main Stage headline acts for Leeds 2013.

He is the first headliner to be announced for the Main Stage, and follows Alt-J, Subfocus and Boy Better Know who in November were all revealed as headliners for the NME Stage, Dance Stage and Radio 1Xtra Stage respectively.

Eminem headlined Leeds Festival back in 2001 and you can read our review of his last appearance in our festival archives.

Leeds Festival will be Eminem's only UK festival appearance in 2013.

Tickets for 2013 are on sale now from Ticketmaster and See Tickets or through our Leeds 2013 tickets page.

Leeds 2013 takes place over the long Bank Holiday weekend, 23rd-25th August.