The initial line-up for V Festival 2016 has been announced.
Justin Bieber and Rihanna will headline the festival, which takes place. Bieber returns to the UK in October for his ‘Purpose’ world tour while Rihanna’s own Anti dates are scheduled for stadiums across Britain in the summer.
V Festival turns 21 this year and Sia, David Guetta, Faithless, Kaiser Chiefs, Bastille and Little Mix are also confirmed to appear across both Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Staffordshire’s Weston Park.
Other artists on the bill include Jess Glynne, Jake Bugg, Years & Years, Rita Ora, Halsey, Tinie Tempah, Example, Craig David’s TS5 and Katy B.
Today’s announcement is rounded off by DJ EZ, Sigma (DJ set), James Morrison, John Newman, Troye Sivan, All Saints, Fleur East, Big Sean, Soul II Soul, Flight Facilities, Foxes, Lethal Bizzle and DNCE.
V Festival 2016 line-up:
Years & Years
Craig David’s TS5
DJ EZ, Sigma (DJ set)
Soul II Soul
Tickets for V Festival will go on sale on Friday (February 26) from 9:30am.