The Killers and Justin Timberlake to headline V Festival

Lily Allen, Blondie, Kaiser Chiefs, Chic and Elbow will also appear at the two day event

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The Killers and Justin Timberlake are set to headline this summer's V Festival.

The event will take place over the weekend of August 16-17 in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire and also see sets from Lily Allen, Blondie, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Elbow, Bastille, Rudimental, Chase & Status, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Katy B, Miles Kane, The Wailers and The Stranglers. The Killers and Justin Timberlake's sets are UK festival exclusives.

Other acts on the bill include Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example, Tom Odell, Sub Focus, Rizzle Kicks, John Newman, Sam Smith, Embrace, Janelle Monae, Kodaline, The Human League, Starsailor, The Strypes, Birdy, Foxes, Ella Eyre, The Stranglers, The Magic Numbers, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbot, George Ezra, M People, All Saints, The Wonder Stuff and The Rifles. Tickets go on sale at 9am on March 7. For more information, visit VFestival.com.

V Festival Directors Bob Angus, Simon Moran and Dennis Desmond said in a statement: "We're very excited to announce the V Festival line-up, and proud to bring headliners Justin Timberlake and The Killers, following on from their sold out Wembley Stadium show in 2013, with both headliners summer festival exclusives. We have pulled together a line-up of huge depth with a variety of artists across many musical genres and 2014 is set to be another fantastic year in V Festival's 19 year history."

To check the availability of V Festival tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765

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