Lewis Capaldi, Lionel Richie, Kasabian, Pete Tong and Muse are the headline acts who will take to the stage at the Isle of Wight festival in 2022.

Nile Rodgers & Chic, Blossoms, Rudimental and Tom Grennan will also perform at the event, which will run from June 16 to 19 next year.

There are only nine months to wait and that is barely enough time to put away the sequins!

Fans will be Dancing on the Ceiling to know that Lionel Richie is back for 2022, after Covid-19 put paid to his Isle of Wight Festival visit.

He was on the bill for 2020, but when it had to be postponed, his show was moved to 2022 instead, which meant the wait see him has been a long longer than All Night Long.

The award-winning American singer songwriter has a slew of hits to bring to Seaclose Park.

He has sold over 100 million records worldwide and is one of world's best-selling artists.

When he says Hello to the festival crowd in 2022, he is guaranteed to bring a party atmosphere and you won't be The Only One dancing!

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Nile Rodgers and Chic! Picture by PA

The legend that is Lewis Capaldi will make a long awaited appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival in 2022 - three years after he was initially announced by organisers.

The Scottish hitmaker was supposed to play in 2020, but the event was postponed due to Covid-19.

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Lewis Capaldi, by PA.

This year, the Brit Awards' Best New Artist of 2020 has taken time out to write a new album.

It meant he couldn't make Seaclose Park last weekend.

Earlier this year, when the 2021 lineup was revealed, Lewis announced that he was signed up to the play the Isle of Wight Festival on Friday, June 17, 2022.

In January, he confirmed on Twitter that he plans to release a new album.

Capaldi and Richie will headline the 2022 festival on the Friday night, while Kasabian and DJ Pete Tong, who will be joined by the Heritage Orchestra for Ibiza classics, will perform on Saturday.

Devon rockers Muse will close the festival on Sunday night.

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Matt Bellamy of Muse. Picture by PA.

The 2022 instalment will also feature performances from Sigrid, Craig David Presents TS5, The Vaccines, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Shaggy, Happy Mondays, Mavis Staples, UB40 ft Ali Campbell & Astro, The Proclaimers and The Coral, with more names to be announced.

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The Proclaimers. Picture by PA.

Festival promoter John Giddings, said: “We couldn’t have asked for a better return to the Island this year: we had sunshine all weekend and some fantastic performances.

“We’re already looking ahead to next year and the artists announced today can’t wait to come and entertain us over June 16-19 2022."