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Somebody Re-Ordered The Reading & Leeds Festival Line-Up Based On Online Popularity

Andy Biddulph
Andy Biddulph 23 August 2016 at 17.59

This is interesting.

Twenty One PilotsFall Out Boy and Ghost Town would be further towards the top of festival bills if they were decided on online popularity, according to a new study based on social media followings, stats from streaming services and search engine results.

Twenty One Pilots would headline their stage over Jack U and The Neighbourhood, while elsewhere on the second stage Tonight Alive and Basement also would shoot up the line-up.

Meanwhile, Fall Out Boy would headline the main stage all on their own, with original co-headliners Biffy Clyro only appearing halfway up the bill. Red Hot Chili Peppers would also be bumped off the top of the line-up by Imagine Dragons.

Over on The Pit stage, Ghost Town would jump up five places to play just before headliners Mastodon, while Machine Gun Kelly would co-headline The Lock Up stage alongside original lone headliners Good Charlotte.

You can check out the full, re-ordered line-up (via Ticketbis) below.

ACTUAL Reading & Leeds Festival takes place this weekend, and you can see the real line-up below.

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