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Winehouse to play at V Festival
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse is currently at the top of the UK album chart
Amy Winehouse is to perform at this summer's V Festival, alongside the Kaiser Chiefs, Kings of Leon and previously announced headliners Muse.

The Verve are the other headline act at the two-day event, to take place on 16 and 17 August at Chelmsford's Hylands Park and Weston Park in Staffordshire.

The Prodigy, the Kooks, Ian Brown and Stereophonics are among the other acts scheduled to appear.

Tickets for the festival will go on sale on Friday morning.

Other acts on the bill include Lenny Kravitz, Maximo Park, the Charlatans, The Hoosiers and current chart topper Duffy.

'Health issues'

Alanis Morissette, Sugababes, Travis and Amy MacDonald are also set to perform alongside such indie bands as Scouting for Girls and the Pigeon Detectives.

The festival is now in its 13th year.

Winehouse was due to perform last year but pulled out at the last minute citing "health issues".

At the time, festival director Simon Moran said he would "gladly welcome her" back in 2008.

Kanye West, the Foo Fighters, Mika and the Killers were among the acts who appeared in 2007.

SEE ALSO
Winehouse tops album chart again
02 Mar 08 |  Entertainment
In pictures: V Festival 2007
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17 Aug 07 |  Entertainment
Killers and Foos head V line-up
27 Feb 07 |  Entertainment

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