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Beyonce embroiled in TV dispute over V Festival coverage

Pop superstar Beyonce disappointed fans in the U.K. after reportedly refusing to let bosses at Virgin Media's V Festival broadcast her headline set on TV.

The singer topped the bill on two nights of the music event in Chelmsford and Stafford, England over the weekend (17-18Aug13) and her Saturday night set was reportedly due to be shown on Britain's Channel 4 network along with the rest of the day's performances.

However, the channel's V Festival coverage came to an abrupt halt when Beyonce took to the stage, and the Channel 4 hosts suggested Beyonce had refused to give them permission to broadcast any footage of her gig.

A representative for the network insisted talks had been ongoing and they had hoped she would allow them to show some highlights of the concert.

Beyonce's set at the Chelmsford leg of the festival received a frosty response from fans after she left the audience waiting in the rain for 20 minutes, and she also repeatedly stopped her performance for extended breaks and video intervals.

The singer was booed and many fans walked away.

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