They join the likes of Travis and Stereophonics...

Sugababes, Elvis Costello and BEVERLY KNIGHT are to play V2002.

Elvis Costello has been announced as the ‘Special Guest’ on the V Stage, while the other two acts are yet to be allocated stagetimes.

This year’s event takes place at Chelmsford Hylands Park and Stafford Weston Park over the weekend of August 17-18.

Co-headliners are Travis and Stereophonics.

Tickets are on sale this now, priced £39.50 for a one-day pass; £67.50 for a weekend pass; and £80.00 for a weekend pass with camping. To buy, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.