V Festival 2016 lineup: Justin Bieber and Rihanna to headline

V Festival 2016 lineup: Justin Bieber and Rihanna to headline

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V Festival turns 21 this year, and to celebrate the festival has gone big with this years line-up.

Announcing the first batch of acts this morning, V Festival confirmed that Justin Bieber and Rihanna will be headlining the dual-location festival this summer.

The headline slot will be the first time Justin Bieber has played a UK festival, while Rihanna will return to V Festival for a second time having played there in 2011.

Both pop superstars will be bringing their current world tours to the V stage – with Bieber promoting new album Purpose and Rihanna promoting her new album Anti.

Other acts confirmed on the V 2016 line-up include Jake Bugg, Sia, David Guetta, Faithless, Kaiser Chiefs, Bastille, Little Mix and Jess Glynne.

See the full line-up so far:

V Festival lineup poster

Taking place across two sites – Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire – V Festival is on the weekend of the 20 and 21 August 2016.

Tickets for V Festival go on sale at 9:30am on Friday 26 February – buy them from Ticketmaster.

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