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World Cup concert headliners announced

  • AP, Wednesday, March 17, 2010 3:24 PM

International stars Alicia Keys, Shakira, Black Eyed Peas and John Legend will headline a three-hour World Cup concert at the renovated Orlando Stadium in the Johannesburg township of Soweto on June 10, the eve of the start of the tournament.

The lineup also features South African folk singer Vusi Mahlasela and Malian groups Amadou & Mariam and Tinariwen. South African rock bands BLK JKS and The Parlotones will also perform.

Emmy Award-winning producer Kevin Wall, who produced the Live 8 concerts in 2005 and the Live Earth events in 2007, will produce the show.

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