Rap titan JAY Z and singer P!nk have been announced as headliners for the returning V Festival. Other artists announced for the weekend include: Ellie Goulding, Stormzy, Rudimental, Craig DavidJess Glynne, George Ezra, Jason Derulo, Madness, Sean Paul, Krept & Konan, and The Wombats among others.

The news was leaked in a now-deleted tweet from Ticketmaster, which showed the line-up at the time. This will be JAY Z’s first return to the UK since his Magna Carter world tour in 2013.  V Festival takes place in Weston Park in Staffordshire and Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, August 19-20. Last year’s headliners included Justin Bieber and Rihanna. Tickets went on sale last Friday, March 3rd.

Sarah Medeiros