V Festival rumour mill heats up ahead of line-up announcement

V Festival 2013 line-up announcement to be made Monday

Chris Swindells - 23 February 2013

** Updated - Feb 25 22:05**

V Festivals have now announced their first acts for 2013. Follow Virtual Festivals on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest V Festival news and rumours as they come in.

New rumours for V Festival 2013 have appeared online ahead of the announcement scheduled to be made on Monday evening (Feb 25) at 8pm. Tabloid rumours had previously put Kings Of Leon and Beyonce in the frame to headline the dual-site festival this August.

Beyonce, fresh from performing at the Super Bowl XLVII and President Obama's second inauguration ceremony, is now preparing for the release of her fifth studio album, which has a tentative release date set for April 2013. The 'Crazy in Love' singer, gave birth to a daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, with hip-hop star husband Jay-Z in January of last year and recently partnered with Pepsi for a multi-year deal estimated to be worth $50 million.

Kings Of Leon are preparing their sixth studio album, following 2010's 'Come Around Sundown', and rumours suggest that will be released sometime this summer. They last played a UK festival in 2011, topping Isle of Wight Festival and last played V Festival back in 2010.

Click here to see the full list of V Festival 2013 rumours.

Rita Ora confirmed herself for V Festival and Glastonbury in an online webcast earlier this week. No artists have been announced for V Festival 2013 and you will have to wait until Monday night for the first acts to be officially confirmed for the V Festival 2013 line-up. For all the latest V Festival news as it breaks follow Virtual Festivals on Twitter and Facebook.


V Festival takes place across two twinned site, Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, and this year will take place from Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 August 2013.

V Festival tickets for 2013 are currently unavailable and will go on general sale on Friday March 1st at 9am. Virgin Media customers can get access to tickets early on Tuesday Feb 26 at 9am.

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