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Last Updated: Tuesday March 02 2010 13:01 GMT

Cheryl Cole to play V Festival

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole will make her first festival appearance as a solo artist at the V festival this summer.

The 26-year-old will be joined by other top acts Kings of Leon and Kasabian who are set to headline at the weekend concert on 21 and 22 August.

Cheryl, who recently split from her husband Ashley, is also well known for her role as a judge on X Factor.

Other acts performing at V Festival include Florence and the Machine and Pixie Lott.

Cheryl's latest single Parachute missed out on a spot in the top 10 single's chart this week after it went in at number 11.