Nicki Minaj pulls out of V Festival

Rapper cites illness as reason for cancellation

The Stone Roses and The Killers to headline V Festival today (August 18)

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Snow Patrol and Friendly Fires also set for bash

V Festival set for a largely dry weekend

Both Chelmsford and Staffordshire will see some rain, but nothing too drastic

V Festival 2012 – Five Must-See Acts

Heading to V this year? Here's our guide to the weekend's likely likely highlights.

Reading Festival weekend tickets sell out

Organisers promise that the event will be 'filled to capacity'

The Charlatans replace Dappy at this weekend’s V Festival

Organisers also confirm that LMFAO will play the event after all

Reading & Leeds Boss – ‘Foo Fighters Are One Of My Favourite Bands’

Reading And Leeds Festivals head honcho Melvin Benn looks ahead to the 2012 event, and especially headliners The Cure and Foo Fighters. He also...

Melvin Benn’s Reading Festival Tour

Ahead of the 2012 event, Reading And Leeds Festivals head honcho Melvin Benn gives us a guided tour of "the most important field in...

Wiley replaces Frank Ocean at this weekend’s V Festival

Rapper will be joined by Skepta and JME during his live sets at the festival

Michael Eavis eyes The Stone Roses for Glastonbury 2013

Festival boss also promises a 'greater sense of freedom' next year

Frank Ocean pulls out of V Festival

'Channel Orange' singer cancels appearances at all forthcoming European festival dates and the Coldplay tour

Reading And Leeds Festivals attendees to get free beer and breakfast

All weekend tickets holders will receive a beer and breakfast bap on each of the event's three days

Pulled Apart By Horses – 66 Second Interview

Pulled Apart By Horses are put to the 66 second interview test. Find out which band they'd like to see never record again, and...

Miles Kane – 66 Second Interview

Miles Kane has 66 seconds to answer our quick-fire questions. Find out what his favourite meal to cook is and who he'd get to...

Additional tickets released for Reading Festival

The Dance To The Radio stage for Leeds festival has also been announced

King Charles – ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’

Backstage at T In The Park 2012, King Charles plays us his own, updated version of 'We Didn't Start The Fire' (hint: it features...

The Pierces – ‘No Rain’

Backstage at the Isle Of Wight Festival 2012, The Pierces treat us to an acoustic cover of Blind Melon's hit track 'No Rain'.

Reading And Leeds Festivals announce BBC Introducing Stage line-up

33 acts including Hawk Eyes and Family of the Year will perform on a stage intended to showcase new talent

The Darkness – ‘We Love Dressing Up On Stage’

Backstage at the Isle Of Wight Festival, The Darkness' Frankie Poullain and Justin Hawkins discuss their unique sense of style... and how the decision...

Pulp, Hot Chip, Warpaint, Black Lips and James Murphy to headline Coachella Cruise

The first SS Coachella cruise will set sail in December