Star-studded concert to headline Obama bash

January 13th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI  

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New York, January 13 (ANI): A high-profile lineup is set to dominate the stage at US President-elect Barack Obamas pre-inauguration ball.

A-listers such as Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Bono, Sheryl Crow, Usher, Shakira, James Taylor and Stevie Wonder will perform at the free We Are One gig at Washington D.C.’’s Lincoln Memorial on January 18.

Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, John Mellencamp and will.i.am, will also share the microphone at the event two days before US welcomes its first African-American President to begin his term in the office.

Among those giving historical readings at the event would be Jamie Foxx, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah and Martin Luther King 3 rd , reports New York Daily News. (ANI)

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