V Festival 2017 line-up: Pink and Jay Z confirmed as headliners

PUBLISHED: 08:49 27 February 2017 | UPDATED: 16:41 05 March 2017

V Festival 2017

V Festival 2017

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Organisers have officially announced the headliners and first acts appearing on this year’s V Festival line-up.

Rapper Jay Z and American singer Pink will headline the 2017 V Festival over the weekend of Saturday, August 19 to Sunday, August 20 at Hylands Park in Essex and Weston Park.

Pink will appear at the southern leg on the Saturday before moving to Weston Park on the Sunday, with Jay Z making the opposite journey.

Also confirmed to appear at the Essex leg of the pop festival on the first day are Rudimental, Craig David and Jess Glynne.

As previously announced, Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics performed by The Heritage Orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley will also made a V Festival 2017 appearance.

Pete Tong and Co are due to appear on the Sunday at Hylands Park in Chelmsford.

Ellie Goulding and Stormzy are also on the Sunday line-up at Hylands Park under headliner Jay Z, who us married to American R&B singer Beyoncé.

Also appearing across the weekend are the likes of George Ezra, Jason Derulo, Madness, Sean Paul, Dizzee Rascal, James Arthur, Clean Bandit, The Wombats and Sigma live.

V Festival 2017 tickets go on general sale on Friday, March 3 at 9am.

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