Alicia Keys in World Cup concert
Published 17/03/2010 | 12:26
Alicia Keys and Black Eyed Peas are to kick off the World Cup in South Africa.
The music stars will perform at the first-ever Fifa World Cup kick-off celebration concert at the newly-renovated Orlando Stadium in Soweto on June 10, joined by John Legend, Shakira, The Parlotones, Amadou And Mariam and Angelique Kidjo.
Fifa Secretary General Jerome Valcke said: "We are thrilled to have a concert of such magnitude and performing talent raise the curtain on the first Fifa World Cup in Africa - it is testament to the universal and unifying power of football and music, and will start the competition off on the right note - of celebration."