Stormzy was a last minute to addition to the V Festival line-up after he stepped in for Halsey, but for some fans he trumped even the headliners.
The festival announced that the rapper would be taking Halsey’s place last week.
We are very pleased to announce that the one and only @Stormzy1 will replace @halsey at our #V21st! #MERKY ð¥ pic.twitter.com/x3WskdrRa8
— V FESTIVAL (@vfestival) August 18, 2016
After he took to the stage, fans tweeted their joyous verdict.
[email protected] stepped in last minute and absolutely killed it! #MERKY #VWeston #VFestival pic.twitter.com/pBQND9GNJ9
— V FESTIVAL (@vfestival) August 21, 2016
That was the headliner for me, @Stormzy1 shut down and absolutely smashed V Fest! #MERKY #PROBLEM ð¥ð¥ð¥ pic.twitter.com/SZNNuDIlfi
— Nathan Askew (@NathanAskew) August 21, 2016
Stormzy killed at v. Best act made the weekend. Hurd his voice ran, best act missed of #VFestival #Merky @Stormzy1 pic.twitter.com/OGkx72DM8N
— Ashley Holland (@Ash1eyH) August 21, 2016
How sick was stormzy #MERKY
— Amy Roberts (@amyrobertss) August 21, 2016
@Stormzy1 you were so sick yday at V #MERKY
— Sophie (@sophmchilds) August 21, 2016
Easily the best performance of @vfestival was @Stormzy1 killed it bro #MERKY
— Jordain Rose (@jordain_rose) August 21, 2016
Stormzy #merky was insane
— Claire (@clxxiree) August 21, 2016
@Stormzy1 Was unreal a V #Merky
— Adam Martin (@AdamMartinx) August 21, 2016
Justin Bieber and Rihanna will headline the festival, which takes place across two sites in Chelmsford, Essex and Shifnal, Shropshire.