Today we lost a much-loved singer and visceral modern symbol of troubled talent, Amy Jade Winehouse, aged 27.
The shortlists for this month's UK Festival Awards have been announced and fans now have one week to make a difference in a second round of voting.
Voting is now open for the UK Festival Awards 2008, giving you the definitive say on another amazing festival year.
Virtual Festivals and Headphone Disco have teamed up for a special night of summer anthems to celebrate the launch of the UK Festival Awards.
The Verve brought V Festival to a close last night (Sunday) with a headline set reminiscent of their Glastonbury show earlier in the summer.
The stages are still being dismantled from this weekend's live music extravaganza, but you can book your place for next year's V Festival from 10am today (Tuesday).
Estelle invited an adoring fan on stage at V Festival in Chelmsford as she played a euphoric set in the JJB Arena.
Up and coming Irish act, The Script, followed in the footsteps of Foo Fighters last year by playing a secret gig at V Festival Chelmsford.