Calvin Harris and Kasabian have been announced as headliners for this year's V Festival. The Scottish DJ and Leicester rockers were head up the bill at Hylands Park and Weston Park and will be joined by Sam Smith, James Bay, Ellie Goulding, The Script, George Ezra, Stereophonics, Olly Murs, Ella Henderson, Kodaline and Cvhrches.

KasabianKasabian will headline this year's V Festival 

Simon Moran, V Festival director, said: "We wanted to champion British talent at this year's festival and with the likes of Calvin and Kasabian leading the way we don't think it'll disappoint. The eclectic mix of established artists and rising stars, with a few more in the pipeline, means that once again there is something for everyone at V Festival."

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Kasabian guitarist Sergio Pizzorno, said: "V is for victory, V is for voodoo, V is for vacuum cloud, V is for very very very very excited. See you in the fields."

Elsewhere, the bill also includes The Kooks, Nero, Reverend and the Makers, Marina & The Diamonds, The Proclaimers, Tom Jones, Jess Glynne, Andy C, The Courteeners, Gregory Porter, Fuse ODG, Duke Dumont, Jessie Ware, Grandmaster Flash and Annie Mac.

Calvin HarrisCalvin Harris joins Kasabian at the head of the bill for V Festival 2015

Last year's festival was headlined by Justin Timberlake and The Killers. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 6 March at 9am. More names will be announced across the two festival sites in the coming months.

Elsewhere on this year's UK festival calendar, The Libertines will headline the Leeds/Reading Festivals while Foo Fighters and Lionel Richie have been confirmed to play Glastonbury. 

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