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James Bay will headline Boardmasters Festival

British singer-songwriter James Bay released his first single in 2014 Photo: PA Images

Cornwall's surf and music festival 'Boardmasters' has announced it's first headline act.

Singer-songwriter James Bay will take to the main stage at the festival in August this summer.

The British singer's first single 'Hold Back the River' went platinum and his album 'Chaos and the Calm' went to number 1 in the UK album charts.

James Bay has been nominated for this years Brit and Grammy awards Credit: PA Images

Also amongst the line-up so far:

  • Kaiser Chiefs
  • Craig David
  • Example
  • Sigma
  • Wolf Alice
  • Gabrielle Aplin
  • Jamie Lawson
The festival attracts surfers from all over the world who come to compete Credit: PA Images

It’s fantastic to seeC ornwall remaining firmly on the UK’s music map with its very own surf and music festival growing each year. We’re looking forward to five days of explosive performances and thrilling surf action this summer.

– Boardmasters

The festival takes place at Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach from Wednesday 10 August to Sunday 14 August 2016.