Kings of Leon played the V Festival's Main Stage at Hylands Park in 2008
Kings of Leon and Kasabian will be the headline acts at this year's V Festival held at Chelmsford's Hylands Park.
Also announced to appear at the two-day festival on 21-22 August are Essex band The Prodigy, Paolo Nutini, Florence And The Machine and Paul Weller.
Brentwood's Brit Award nominee Pixie Lott will return to her 'home' festival having made her debut there in 2009.
Tickets go on general sale on Friday, 5 February, but people living in Essex can buy them from 09:00 on Thursday, 4.
The line up to have been announced so far includes:
Kasabian - Kings of Leon - Amy MacDonald- Chase and Status - Cheryl Cole - David Guetta - Editors - Ellie Goulding
Faithless - Florence and the Machine - Goldfrapp - Groove Armada - Imogen Heap - Kate Nash - La Roux
Madness - Mika - Newton Paul Weller - Paolo Nutii - Paloma Faith - Passion Pit - Pet Shop Boys - Pixie Lott
Plan B - Scouting for Girls - Shed Seven - Skunk Anansie - Stereophonics - Sugarbabes
The Charlatans - The Courteeners - The Kooks - The Prodigy - The Temper Trap - White Lies