Will, Jada Pinkett Smith to host Nobel Peace Prize Concert

September 30th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI  

Will Smith Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Hollywood actor Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett are set to host this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Concert.

The star couple said that they are both humbled and honored to take part in the 16th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert to be held on Dec. 11 in Oslo, Norway.

“The opportunity to recognize the laureate’s contributions to the world peace movement will be an awe-inspiring experience,” People quoted the couple as saying in a statement.

“We are both humbled and honored to take part in the Nobel Peace Prize Concert this year, and look forward to sharing the historic evening with artists and humanitarians from across the globe,” they added.

“Together they’ve had a global impact on the arts and philanthropy and will be excellent ambassadors for peace,” said Geir Lundestad, secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, said of the Smiths.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has also lined up Wyclef Jean, Toby Keith and Donna Summer to perform at the concert. (ANI)

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