Kanye West to headline Wireless

Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars are to headline this year's Wireless festival, which will take place in London and Birmingham in July.

Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars are to headline this year's Wireless festival.

The annual music event is moving to a new site in London, Finsbury Park, and will also be staged in a second location, Perry Park in Birmingham, across the weekend of 4-6 July.

Kanye will open the London weekend and close Birmingham, and is joined on the bill by Pharrell Williams, Basement Jaxx, Iggy Azalea, Ella Eyre and Angel Haze.

Meanwhile, Drake will be the first headliner in Birmingham, taking to the stage in London the following evening. He will be joined by

Rudimental, Wiz Khalifa, Azealia Banks, Chance the Rapper, Earl Ferg and A$ap Ferg.

Finally, Outkast, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, Clean Bandit and Salt n Pepa will join Bruno Mars in Birmingham on Saturday July 5, and in closing the London event.

Last year's festival - which moved from London's Hyde Park to the Olympic Park - was headlined by Justin Timberlake and Jay Z, who topped the bill on consecutive nights before closing the weekend with a joint headline slot.

Tickets go on sale Friday 31 January at 9am at wirelessfestival.co.uk.

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