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Beyonce, The Weeknd to headline Jay Z’s Made In America fest

FILE - In this May 7, 2015 file photo, Abel Tesfaye, known by his stage name The Weeknd, performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York. The Weeknd and pop diva Beyonce will headline the Budweiser Made in America festival over Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia, it was announced Wednesday, June 24. Jay Z’s two-day festival on Sept. 5 and 6 across Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway will also include Axwell & Ingrosso, J. Cole, Bassnectar, Modest Mouse, Big Sean, Death Cab for Cutie and Meek Mill. Tickets go on sale Monday.  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

FILE – In this May 7, 2015 file photo, Abel Tesfaye, known by his stage name The Weeknd, performs on NBC’s “Today” show in New York. The Weeknd and pop diva Beyonce will headline the Budweiser Made in America festival over Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia, it was announced Wednesday, June 24. Jay Z’s two-day festival on Sept. 5 and 6 across Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway will also include Axwell & Ingrosso, J. Cole, Bassnectar, Modest Mouse, Big Sean, Death Cab for Cutie and Meek Mill. Tickets go on sale Monday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce is heading back to Jay Z’s Made in America festival this September.

Organizers also announced Wednesday the pop diva and R&B singer The Weeknd will headline the Budweiser Made in America festival over Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia.

The festival debuted in 2012, and Beyonce headlined in 2013.

Last year included Kanye West in Philadelphia, when the festival also stretched to Los Angeles, where it will not return this year.

Jay Z’s two-day festival Sept. 5 and 6 across the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will also include Axwell & Ingrosso, J. Cole, Bassnectar, Modest Mouse, Big Sean, Death Cab for Cutie and Meek Mill.

Tickets go on sale Monday.

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