V Festival

Does All Music Originate From Africa?

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

A debate was started in our office this week - does all music originate from Africa? Unashamedly I have tunes from Taylor Swift to Justin Timberlake on my playlists - but I was wondering is the reason I love Taylor's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' so much because it could easily pass for an RnB track that Rihanna could have sung?

All The Snaps From Day Two At V Fest

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Lily Allen and The Killers were the star attractions on day two of V Festival where, after a short downpour in the early afternoon, revellers were bac...

Lily Addresses Marriage Split Rumours At V Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Lily Allen hit the V Festival stage on Sunday afternoon where she took the opportunity to set the record straight on rumours surrounding her marriage....

All The Photos From Day One At V Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

V Festival got underway on Saturday afternoon, and across the day plenty of acts performed, before Justin Timberlake’s headline set. All Saints ...

James Had Something To Get Off His Chest At V Fest

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

James Arthur’s fans turned out in force to support the ‘X Factor’ winner’s set at V Festival on Saturday afternoon, where he apologised for be...

JT Wows The Crowd At Hylands Park

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Justin Timberlake was the first of the weekend’s headliners at V Festival on Saturday night, delighting fans with renditions of all his greatest hit...

All Saints Delight Fans With V Fest Reunion

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

V Fest-goers on Saturday got a special treat with an appearance by All Saints, singing all their biggest hits. It's more than a decade since the a...

'Serious Side-Effects' Hit V Festival Revellers Who Took 'Blue Ghost' Drug

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK

Three festivalgoers have been treated for "serious side-effects" after taking a tablet they believed to be a class A drug. Emergency crews were cal...

Remember When JT Looked Like This...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

He might be one of the world’s most stylish music stars now, but Justin Timberlake hasn’t always been so good at picking out suits and decent hair...

Coleen Rooney's Top 5 V Festival Essentials

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

If you're one of the thousands of music fans who'll be descending on Hylands Park in Chelmsford or Weston Park in Staffordshire this weekend for the 2...

Cara's Rabbit Is Such A Diva...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Cara Delevingne is reportedly making diva demands ahead of this year’s V Festival… but it seems it’s her pet rabbit Cecil who’s reaping the be...

Why Are There No Female Comics in the V Festival Line-Up?

Samantha Baines | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

So, there are absolutely no women in the V Festival comedy line-up. Not one, in a list of over 30 comedians! Surely this is craziness. In a year when the BBC have announced there will be at least one woman on every panel show, and after the nationwide outcry when comedian Jenny Collier was cancelled from a line-up due to "too many women on the bill".

Alan Carr Joins V Line-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

V Festival 2014 isn’t all about the music and the line-up for the Glee Club Comedy Tent has now been announced, featuring the likes of Alan Carr and...

14 Acts Added To V Festival Line-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

The V Festival line-up just got even bigger as 14 new acts have been added, including Tinie Tempah, Pixie Lott, Childish Gambino and Jess Glynne. ...

GUIDE: 15 Music Festivals Worth Buying A Ticket For

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The sun is finally starting to come in the UK which can only mean one thing - it’s time to start planning which music festivals to head to. Navi...

Tulisa Denies Assault

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Former 'X Factor' judge Tulisa has denied an assault charge linked to claims she punched a blogger at a music festival. The 25-year-old appeared at...

Seattle Hempfest and V-Festival - A Tale of Two Cities

Jason Reed | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

When we address what drug law reforms mean in real terms, we can use this as a case in point. Seattle are in process of a rational, humane, affable conversation of responsibility, compared with that of V-Festival who are flailing in the wind and are arguably operating outside the laws that we do actually have.

Tulisa Denies Punching Blogger

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Former 'X Factor' judge Tulisa has denied allegations that she punched a blogger at V Festival this weekend. Vas Morgan reported that she assaulted...

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Why Beyonce Can't Live Without Her Lucky Weave

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

She's made millions by whipping her hair back and fourth more times than Will Smith's daughter. Now the world's watching to see what Beyonce's barnet will do next. While her hubby Jay-Z was in the States watching Blue Ivy, it was left to Beyonce to come over and single-handedly rule Britannia with her killer set at the V Festival.

V Fest 2013: Backstage Gossip And Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

It was another celeb-packed two days at Virgin Media’s V Festival 2013 and we were there mingling with the likes of Rita Ora, The Saturdays, Tulisa,...

Pictures Of The Day: Monday 19th August 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Can Simon Cowell's Baby Keep Up With the Kardashians? Introducing the New Breed of Celebutots

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

It's been revealed the X-Factor mogul can expect a special delivery in around seven months after married socialite Lauren Silverman is said to be pregnant with his child. But will the multi-millionaire playboy be ready for diaper duty - at 53? He's no spring chicken, and the egg and spoon race at school could prove a challenge.

From Luther To The Decks..

PA | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Idris Elba will swap his gritty detective role in Luther for a chilled-out vibe by joining the line-up for this year's V Festival. The Golden Globe...

GUIDE: Find Your Perfect Music Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Still haven't decided which music festival your going to dig out your wellies for this summer? Help is at hand... Whether you're into metal, house ...

Which Festival Is Beyoncé Set To Headline?

PA | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Beyoncé is among the headliners for this summer's V Festival. The US singer - famed for hits such as 'Crazy In Love' and 'Single Ladies' - will pe...