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Last Updated: Monday August 24 2009 14:58 GMT

In pictures: V Festival 2009

V Festival crowd

Music fans enjoyed scorching weather for the V Festival, which took place in Staffordshire and Essex.

The Saturdays

Hands up who likes the Saturdays! Mollie and the gang thrilled the crowds, and even sang a Katy Perry song in their set.


Tom from McFly looks like he's concentrating hard during this guitar solo!

Lady Gaga

Thousands turned out to see Lady Gaga dressed up as a mirror.

Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal, on the other hand, decided to wear a t-shirt featuring a scary version of himself!

Katy Perry

Katy Perry couldn't stop jumping around the stage while she belted out all her hits including Hot n Cold.

Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol headlined the main stage in Essex, after Oasis singer Liam Gallagher came down with an illness, forcing them to cancel.

Alesha Dixon

Strictly Come Dancing star Alesha Dixon performed some flashy moves during her set.

Tinchy Strider

Tinchy Stryder really got the crowd moving and was definitely a festival highlight.

Lily Allen

Lily Allen still seemed full of energy despite playing at loads of festivals this summer

Pixie Lott

Pixie Lott's music career is going from strength to strength. She recently went to number one in the charts and is now electrifying the festival crowds.