Snoop Dogg, Frank Ocean, Rita Ora and Kendrick Lamar also announced for London bash
The London bash, which for the first time this year will take place in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London, as opposed to its previous home in Hyde Park, will see Timberlake and Jay-Z make their only UK festival appearances of the summer.
Timberlake will play on Friday July 12, along with Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and Frank Ocean. Jay-Z will perform on Saturday July 13, along with Emeli Sande, Rota Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, DJ Fresh and Calvin Harris.
Steve Homer from Wireless organisers Live Nation said, “Wireless Festival has gone from strength to strength since its inception in 2005, we’re incredibly excited to take it to its new home, London’s iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and are delighted to secure Justin Timberlake and welcome back Jay-Z.”
Mayor of London Boris Johnson added: “This is a stellar line-up of stars that is set to bring the house down this summer at Queen Elizabeth Park, London. It proves that our fantastic Olympic Park is now a destination of choice for world class musical events.’ ”
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