A surge of bets has made her an early favourite to top the bill
Lee Wakefield

16:43 21st September 2015

It may be nine months away, but headliners are already being predicted for Glastonbury 2016 - and Adele has emerged as an early favourite.

As the release of her long-awaited third album, tentatively titled 25, was recently confirmed for November, the ever dependable bookies have predicted that the singer will fill one of the headline slots next year.

According to Ladbrokes, Foo Fighters are odds-on at 4/5 to appear following their unfortunate cancellation this year, whereas speculation is also rife surrounding Coldplay (2/1) and Blur (5/2) on who could fulfill the final spot.

The full list of odds are as follows:
Foo Fighters 4/5
Adele Evens
Coldplay 2/1
Blur 5/2
AC/DC 3/1
Ed Sheeran 3/1
Oasis 3/1
Prince 3/1
Radiohead 3/1
Fleetwood Mac 4/1
Pink Floyd 4/1
Sam Smith 4/1
Bruce Springsteen 5/1
Kate Bush 5/1
Led Zeppelin 5/1
Muse 5/1
Rihanna 5/1
Elbow 6/1
Lady Gaga 6/1
Stone Roses 6/1
The Libertines 6/1
Mark Ronson 8/1
New Order 8/1
Depeche Mode 10/1
Madonna 10/1
Neil Young 10/1
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds 10/1
Public Enemy 10/1
Royal Blood 10/1
Taylor Swift 10/1
Drake 12/1
Gorillaz 12/1
Katy Perry 12/1
Stevie Wonder 12/1
Duran Duran 16/1
Kraftwerk 16/1
Madness 16/1
The Pet Shop Boys 16/1
The Smiths 16/1
Bon Jovi 20/1
Rita Ora 20/1
The Spice Girls 20/1
One Direction 50/1

Check out Adele performing 'Turning Tables' live from the Royal Albert Hall

Speculation surrounding Adele's new album has intensified in recent weeks. Earlier this month, Pharrell revealed that he had been working with the singer, while Damon Albarn has branded the record "very middle of the road". Whatever it sounds like, we can't wait to see whether it'll beat the 16x platinum smash that was 21.

  • Muse: They were born to headline festivals and Glasto is the daddy of them all. With a massive epic Drones arena tour booked for Spring, but they top off the year with their third Glasto headline spot?

  • Fleetwood Mac: It's been rumoured since forever, so it has to happen. There's talk of new material, so maybe 2016 will be their year?

  • Queen: Brian May says they are 'interested' in headlining Glasto with Adam Lambert - so are we. They've got enough legendary hits and prowess to blow all other Sunday night headliners in history out of the water.

  • Rihanna: With her eighth album on the horizon, could she be next year's wildcard? The next step from Beyonce, Jay Z and Kanye? Petition your hearts out, we think she'd be pretty decent.

  • Madonna: The same goes for our Madge, providing she keeps her cape at home. It's a long fall from the Pyramid Stage.

  • Paul McCartney: With no signs of retiring, Macca will never stop touring, surely? Either way, he's not been at Glasto since 2004 so is probably due a return in the legends' slot.

  • Taylor Swift: Eavis says he 'would love' for her to play, and she's the biggest pop star on the planet so why not?

  • Prince: It just wouldn't be Glastonbury without a rumour of the Purple One now, would it?

  • The Killers: Brandon Flowers may be touring his stunning second solo LP The Desired Effect right now, but the band are already in talks on new material. Surely we can hope for a massive comeback of sorts in 2016? Perhaps it's time for them to outdo their divisive 2007 headline performance?

  • Radiohead: They're Glasto veterans, but haven't headlined since 2003. It's been a bloody long time coming, and they're said to be making new material as we speak. This would be a pretty historic set to see off Glasto before its fallow year.

  • Coldplay: They've headlined so many times that they're basically the Glasto houseband. Their 'final' album, A Headful Of Dreams, is coming soon - Glastonbury sounds like the perfect goodbye, surely? Rumour has it that Michael Eavis has confirmed it to 'close sources'.

  • Oasis: The rumour mill continues. Have they buried the hatchet or not? Is Liam reviving the band without Noel? Who knows what goes on behind closed tours? But if Noel finishes off touring his world-conquering solo album Chasing Yesterday, who knows what next year could hold? Bookies fancy their chances, and they're tipped for other massive gigs next year too.

  • The Strokes: Their 2015 shows and glorious British Summer Time set at Hyde Park proved that they've still got something special, and the world is hungry. Maybe by next summer they have put all drama to bed to storm back with some new material? The Glasto Pyramid Stage is crying out for them.

  • Foo Fighters: Early reports suggest that the Foos have already signed up to play next year, and the bookies too have named them favourites to come back and make up their disappointing no-show this year.

  • Adele: Currently the bookies' favourites, her long-awaited third album 25 is rumoured for a November release. After 21 shifted more than 30million copies worldwide, massive shows surely beckon - but can she get over her hatred for mud and wellies to top Glastonbury? Can she fill the Pyramid Stage alone?

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