Leona Lewis to join Jay-Z and Beyonce for Obama victory gig

November 24th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI  

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London, Nov 24 (ANI): Brit pop and R&B singer Leona Lewis is in talks to join rapper Jay-Z and Beyonce for a celebration concert in honour of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama.

The inauguration concert for Obama will be held in Washington DC on January 20, and a million people are expected to attend and witness the event.

Various inquiries have been made to Leonas people about her availability on January 20, the Sun quoted a source as saying.

Shes had such a successful past year that joining in the festivities in Washington would be the icing on the cake for her.

Her team are going through her diary at the moment.

Theyre certainly not averse to shifting things around to accommodate any celebrations for Obama, the source stated.

Lewis is expected to ensure her availability for the concert, for she is a big fan of Obama.

I think Obama is amazing. Hes just so cool and articulate. Nothing fazes him, she had said on the day before the election.

It would mean everything for ethnic minorities in that country and every country around the world to have a mixed-race leader of America, she had added.

Tickets for the ceremony are fetching tens of thousands of Pounds through furious bidding on Internet auction sites. (ANI)

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