Eminem, Arctic Monkeys rumoured for V Festival

Eminem and Arctic Monkeys have been strongly rumoured to be V Festival 2011 headliners this morning (January 4).

Speaking in today's Daily Star, a source also suggested Rihanna, who recently expressed a wish to play this year's Glastonbury, could also perform. “Eminem looks to be a done deal and it’s hoped he might be joined by Rihanna for 'Love The Way You Lie' at Chelmsford or Staffordshire. Getting her to do a festival would be a real coup."

"The Arctic Monkeys weren’t that pleased at how their last Reading and Leeds Festival shows went down so they feel V might be a better choice this time around.”

Last year's headliners were Kings Of Leon and Kasabian.

V Festival 2011 will take place at Weston Park in Staffordshire and Hylands Park in Chelmsford on 21-22 August. Pre-sale tickets for the event have now ended, though a further early bird offer will be available to Virgin Media customers in February, with tickets going on general sale on Friday 4 March 2011.

A ticket link will appear on Virtual Festivals when available.