Justin Bieber and Rihanna to headline V Festival 2016

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Justin Bieber and Rihanna will top the bill at this year’s V Festival.

Rumours were rife on Twitter that Justin Bieber would headline the event alongside Beyoncé. However, the festival finally confirmed its poptastic line-up this morning.

V Festival will be Justin Bieber’s first headline performance at a U.K. festival, after the ‘Sorry’ hitmaker pulled out of his performance at Birmingham’s Fusion Festival in 2015.

Hot from the release of her new album ‘Anti’, Rihanna will return to V Festival for her first bill-topping performance at the event.

The festival, which celebrates its 21st birthday in 2016, also boasts performances from Sia, David Guetta, Little Mix and Faithless.

Kaiser Chiefs, Bastille, Rita Ora, Jess Glynne, Years & Years and John Newman also feature on the bill. Alongside a reunited All Saints, Example, Jake Bugg, Tinie Tempah, Fleur East and Craig David’s TS5.

The dual-site festival takes place at Hylands Park and Weston Park on the 20th and 21st Aug 2016, with the line-up swapping campus’ over the two days.

Tickets for V Festival 2016 go on sale at 9.30 am on Fri 26th Feb 2016.

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