V Festival 2014 line-up latest additions

Tinie Tempah on stage

Tinie Tempah on stage


More acts have been confirmed for V Festival 2014.

The two-day rock and pop event takes place at Hylands Park, across the county border near Chelmsford, Essex, and at twin site Weston Park, in Staffordshire, over the weekend of Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17.

Chart-topper Justin Timberlake and American rock group The Killers have already been confirmed as headliners over the two days.

And organisers this week added the likes of Pass Out rapper Tinie Tempah and CeeLo Green to the bill.

Cry Me A River star Timberlake will headline the Hylands Park leg on the Saturday, and Weston Park the following night, with the day’s line-up also set to include Ed Sheeran, Example, Elbow and Bastille.

The likes of Alesso, album chart-toppers Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Above & Beyond, Tom Odell, Blondie and John Newman will also feature across the four stages.

The first day at Chelmsford will also include Janelle Monae, Kodaline, Miles Kane, The Human League, Pixie Lott, Strictly Come Dancing star Sophie Ellis Bextor and Starsailor.

The line-up also includes The Stranglers, The Wailers, All Saints, The Rifles, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, Birdy, Foxes, The Strypes, Alex Clare, The Rifles and George Ezra.

The Killers will top the bill at Hylands Park on the second day of the Virgin Media sponsored festival, having headlined at Weston Park on Saturday, August 16.

The Sunday line-up in Essex will also feature Paolo Nutini, Lily Allen, Axwell| ^ Ingrosso, Rudimental, a DJ set from Chase & Status and latest addition Tinie Tempah.

Sub Focus, Train, Jason Derulo, Rizzle Kicks, Sam Smith, Katy B, Childish Gambino and CeeLo Green are also on the bill.

Embrace, Newton Faulkner, Aloe Blacc, Nina Nesbitt, Ella Eyre, John Martin, Jess Glynne, The Magic Numbers, M People and The Wonder Stuff will also appear.

Chic featuring Nile Rodgers will be special guests on the day.

More artists are still to be announced as well as the Glee Club Comedy tent.

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