Amy Winehouse to perform at Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday concert

May 31st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin  

London, May 31 (ANI): Troubled singer Amy Winehouse will be performing alongside others at Nelson Mandela’s 90 th birthday concert.

Queen and Paul Rodgers, Annie Lennox, Simple Minds, Leona Lewis, Sugababes, Razorlight, and a dozen South African artists including Johnny Clegg, Papa Wemba and the Soweto Gospel Choir will be joining Winehouse at the 46664 concert taking place at London’s Hyde Park on June 27.

Others on the list are Will Smith, Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker and Lewis Hamilton.

It has been revealed by concert organisers that Winehouse feels “honoured” to add her voice to those who continue to support Mandela and the 46664 organisation.

The organisation raises awareness about the impact of Aids and promotes HIV prevention.

Tim Massey, international director of 46664, expressed his delight about Winehouse joining them for the concert.

“We are delighted that Amy will be appearing at Hyde Park to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday, the Mirror quoted him as saying.

“Amy joins an illustrious list of names showing their support for 46664 and the fight against Aids,” he added. (ANI)

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