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Mandela Day Concert

2009-06-18 15:48
Mandela Day
46664 and the Nelson Mandela Foundation recently announced that soul legend Stevie Wonder, R&B songbird Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Pea, auto-tune rapper T-Pain, disco diva Gloria Gaynor, Jesse Clegg (yes, son of Johnny) and actress Whoopi Goldberg will join the lineup of artists performing at the Mandela Day concert celebration in New York, America on July 18th, Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday.

The additional performers join Aretha Franklin, Wyclef Jean, Queen Latifah, Dave Stewart, Josh Groban and Jesse McCartney, along with an all-star cast of African artists including Angelique Kidjo, Baaba Maal, the Soweto Gospel Choir, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Chris Chameleon, Freshlyground, Emmanuel Jal, Loyiso, Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse, Vusi Mahlasela, Thandiswa Mazwai, Suzanna Owiyo and many more.

Further invited guests include France's First Lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Italy's Zucchero. Hollywood legends and 46664 supporters Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Forest Whitaker, Susan Sarandon and many others will also be in attendance. The concert originally announced for Madison Square Garden will now be held at historic Radio City Music Hall.

A star studded cast including Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Will.I.Am, T-Pain, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Jesse Clegg, Gloria Gaynor and Whoopi Goldberg are set to perform at the Mandela Day Concert on July 18.
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