News from the BBC camp is that Eminem and his team have requested for the BBC to cut any footage from their Reading and Leeds Festival broadcasts tonight.
Sadly we will not be bringing you any TV or live stream coverage of tonight’s headline set. @Eminem has asked us not to film his performance
— BBC Reading Festival (@BBCreadingfest) August 24, 2013
The show, Eminem’s first UK appearance in recent years, has been hotly anticipated, however unfortunately the rapper’s request has prohibited any television or online broadcast, much to the dismay of his legions of UK fans who were not able to secure tickets to the weekend-long event.
This is not the first time the BBC has had artistry disputes for live streaming; earlier this year, The Rolling Stones blocked the broadcaster from showing the band’s full 2.5 hour headline set on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury, instead opting for a one-hour highlight.
More news as we get it…. In the meantime, check out Eminem’s new track Survival below: