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V Festival 2016

V Festival 2016

August 20, 2016 - August 21, 2016
August 20, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Stafford and Chelmsford
Stafford and Chelmsford


V Festival, often referred to simply as V Fest or VF is an annual music festival held in England during the penultimate weekend in August. The event is held at two parks simultaneously which share the same bill; artists perform at one location on Saturday and then swap on Sunday. The sites are located at Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in South Staffordshire. Although predominantly a rock music festival, a wide range of musical genres are accepted; in recent years pop acts have become more common.

The "V" represents the Virgin Group, with the event being sponsored by Virgin Media.

It was originally televised by Channel 4 from 1997 to 2013, predominantly on their sister channel 4 Music, it was then televised by MTV from 2014 to 2015 and for the 2016 edition of the festival it will be televised by Channel 5.

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Justin Bieber
bornMarch 1, 1994
London, Ontario, Canada
Singer, songwriter
bornApril 29, 1989
Singer, songwriter
Little Mix

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Top Albums by Headliners7

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Virgin Media Stage16

Top Albums by Virgin Media Stage23

Top Songs by Virgin Media Stage31

MTV Stage19

Top Albums by MTV Stage30

Top Songs by MTV Stage33

Dance Arena13

Top Albums by Dance Arena9

Top Songs by Dance Arena15

V Street Stage15

Top Albums by V Street Stage13

Top Songs by V Street Stage19

The Glee Comedy Tent12


Weston Park
Weston Park is a country house in Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire, England, set in more than 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of park landscaped by Capability Brown. The park is located 10 miles (16 km) north-west of Wolverhampton, and 8 miles (13 km) north-east of Telford, close to the border with Shropshire. The 17th century Hall is a Grade I listed building and several other features of the estate, such as the Orangery and the Stable block, are separately listed as Grade II.


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News Articles13

Made in Chelsea's Louise Thompson cosies up to new boyfriend at V Festival after ex Alik Alfus' cheating allegations
OK Magazine  –  August 22, 2016
The Made in Chelsea star attended V Festival this weekend – and took the opportunity to go public with her romance with her personal trainer. On their first public outing together, Louise and Ryan hung out in the VIP area of the music festival in ...
11 things we learned at V Festival 2016
Birmingham Mail  –  August 22, 2016
V Festival is all finished for another year with sets from Justin Bieber, Rihanna and loads more We spent the weekend dashing from stage to stage to bring you reviews of all the biggest artists (it's a tough job etc, etc). V Festival taught us quite a lot ...
Hot Shots: Rihanna Rocks V Festival 2016  –  August 22, 2016
Rihanna has been heating up many a stage across the globe this summer. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Fresh from wrapping the European leg of her ‘ANTI World Tour,’ the 28-year-old returned to the UK over the weekend to perform at ...
Justin Bieber: there was 'no miming' at V Festival, says representative
Daily Telegraph  –  August 22, 2016
Following the backlash to Justin Bieber's headline sets at both the Chelmsford and Stafford sites of V Festival at the weekend, the Canadian pop star's representative has claimed there was "no miming" during the show. The 22-year-old performed hits from ...
Little Mix’s V Festival Performance Gets *Everyone* Talking
LOOK  –  August 22, 2016
It’s safe to say that Little Mix totally smashed it at V Festival. Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock took to the stage at the two-day event over the weekend – and pretty much everyone was talking about their performance.
V Festival review: Justin Bieber ‘rubbish’ but John Newman nails it  –  August 22, 2016
A 21st birthday deserves an extra special celebration, and V Festival delivered that with a stunning line up that included sets from pop superstars Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Sia. Jess Glynne and Zara Larsson got the party started in Chelmsford on Saturday ...
PICTURED: The moment Danny Dyer and Mark Wright's friends come to blows during backstage clash at V Festival
Daily Mail  –  August 22, 2016
New pictures reveal the moment EastEnders star Danny Dyer clashed with a group of Mark Wright’s friends at V Festival on Saturday evening. The grainy shots show several men forming a loose circle in a backstage enclosure at the Hylands Park venue in ...
Rihanna and Bieber rock V Festival
BBC  –  August 22, 2016
Rihanna and Justin Bieber were among hundreds of acts who entertained the crowds at V Festival. The music festival takes place on two sites - Chelmsford in Essex and Weston Park in Shifnal, Shropshire. The site enjoyed some good weather on Sunday, a day ...
Rihanna Slays In Purple Lipstick At V Festival — Copy Her Goth Look
Hollywood Life (blog)  –  August 22, 2016
Rihanna, 28, took a break from her Anti world tour to perform some of her best hits during V Festival. Closing the weekend out with her most daring look, RiRi rocked an all-black ensemble with a purple lip so vampy, it appeared to match her clothes.
Danny Dyer seen with black eye after he's 'beat up by Mark Wright's pals' at V Festival
Daily Star  –  August 21, 2016
Earlier today, it was reported that Danny Dyer and Mark Wright had got into an explosive argument at V Festival yesterday. And now, photos have emerged of the incident that show someone said to be Mark cornered against a barrier. But he has denied being ...
Danny Dyer sports a black eye at V Festival just 'hours after Mark Wright spat'
The Daily Express  –  August 21, 2016
The 39-year-old was in Chelmsford, Essex, yesterday for a day of partying, but revellers were left shocked when the TOWIE hunk, 29, and Danny started screaming at each other after Justin Bieber's set. According to sources at the scene, Mark wasn't there ...
Justin Bieber 'hungover' at festival, disappoints fans
Toronto Sun  –  August 21, 2016
Justin Bieber, center, performs on the Virgin Media Stage during the V Festival at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Britain, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (Ian West/PA via AP) Justin Bieber told the crowd at Britain’s V Festival on Saturday he was feeling “a ...
BITTER RIVALS: How Danny Dyer and Mark Wright’s feud began… and resulted in V Festival scuffle  –  August 21, 2016
IT’S safe to say there is no love lost between Danny Dyer and Mark Wright, a rivalry that resulted in an explosive physical and verbal row at the V Festival yesterday. The pair came to blows at Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Dyer was jumped in a five-on ...

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