MRS Carter – aka Beyonce – will be playing her only European festival gig of 2013 at V Festival.
And if that isn’t enough musical goodness for you, Kings Of Leon have also been confirmed as headliners.
Other acts to play the weekend extravaganza, held on August 17-18 at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, are:
Stereophonics, The Script, Emeli Sandé, Calvin Harris, Beady Eye, Jessie J, Two Door Cinema Club, The Vaccines, Basement Jaxx, Olly Murs, Paloma Faith, James, Rita Ora, The Courteeners, Jason Mraz, FUN., Labrinth, Ellie Goulding, Kendrick Lamar, Of Monsters And Men, Maverick Sabre, Travis, DJ Fresh/LIVE, Jessie Ware, Maximo Park, Lianne La Havas, Rudimental, James Arthur, Scouting For Girls, Deacon Blue, Little Mix, Ocean Colour Scene, The Fratellis, Gabrielle Aplin and Laura Mvula.
More acts will be announced in the coming weeks for the two festival sites.
Festival Directors Bob Angus, Simon Moran and Dennis Desmond said: “We’ve worked hard to bring fans an exciting and diverse line-up, securing Beyonce for an exclusive European Festival appearance and Kings of Leon as headliners is a great achievement.
“These acts along with one of the strongest bills in V Festival’s 18 year history is something we are very proud of. We have a reputation for bringing fans the best world class acts and breakthrough artists, 2013 is set to be another sensational year.”
Tickets go on sale on March 1 at 9am at the V Festival website.