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V tickets sell out in 90 minutes
Matt Bellamy of Muse
Muse will headline this year's V music festival
Tickets for this year's V music festival have sold out in an hour-and-a-half, organisers say.

"We're chuffed to bits to sell out in just 90 minutes," said festival directors Simon Moran and Bob Angus.

The event takes place on 16 and 17 August at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, and Weston Park, Staffordshire.

Muse, Amy Winehouse, Kaiser Chiefs and Kings of Leon are among the artists set to perform at the festival, now in its 13th year.

Coach packages

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

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

Other acts this year include Stereophonics, The Prodigy, Scouting for Girls, Duffy and Girls Aloud.

A limited number of tickets, available as part of coach packages, are still available.

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