Charli XCX and Ella Eyre added to Bestival line-up

Charli XCX and Ella Eyre are among a host of female artists that have been added to the line-up for Bestival festival on the Isle of Wight this summer

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Charli XCX

Charli XCX

Charli XCX and Ella Eyre have been added to the Bestival line-up.

The 'Doing It' hitmaker and the 'Waiting All Night' singer are among a number of female artists who have been added to the bill for the upcoming music event organised by DJ Rob Da Bank.

He said: "Well whaddya know? There are shed loads of amazing people making some startlingly good music at the moment... from pop to leftfield, soul to hip-hop and some ace DJs too, and look, lots of them are female! Whatever next?

"Joking aside, I'm really proud to announce the next wave of talent for Bestival - from pop starlets Charlie XCX and Ella Eyre, to the legendary Neneh Cherry, and so many good new indie bands like Jagaara, Honeyblood and Girlpool. (sic)"

The festival's founder also announced soul singer Lianne La Havas and electronic music acts B Traits, Monki and Moxie would be taking to the stage at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight in September.

He added: "We're also raving away at Bestival HQ to the latest mixes from leading lights of the DJ scene, B Traits, Monki and Moxie. I cannot wait for September now - see you there!"

Other artists confirmed for the four-day festival include The Chemical Brothers, The Jacksons and Duran Duran as well as Tame Impala, Flying Lotus and Gorgon City.

Tickets to the 'Summer of Love' themed festival - which is celebrating its 12th year - are on sale now, available from: www.ticketline.co.uk/bestival-tickets

Charli XCX

Over-14s show. Upcoming electro pop starlet plays songs from her debut album True Romance.

Ella Eyre

Bold, edgy pop and r'n'b vocals from the singer-songwriter who has gigged as Rudimental's lead vocalist.

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