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The acts for this year's V Festival have been announced.
Also playing at the event in Chelmsford on August 16 and 17 will be Nile Rodgers who had recently appeared on Daft Punk's Get Lucky.
Brit Award winners, Sam Smith and Rudimental will be playing, and Katy B - who recently topped the album chart - is on the bill.
In addition, the line-up will include Example, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, The Human League and All Saints among the dozens of performers who will perform on four stages across each site.
Tickets go on sale on Friday from 9am at www.vfestival.com. Around 170,000 people will attend across the two days with the acts alternating at each location.
US superstar Justin Timberlake and The Killers are to headline this year's V Festival, staged in Chelmsford.
Other big name acts lined up over the weekend for the twin-site event include Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Lily Allen and Elbow.