Michael Jackson Tribute Line-Up Revealed
Acts signed for October’s tribute concert for Michael Jackson include Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis, Smokey Robinson, Cee Lo Green and JLS, the promoters told CNN Thursday.
Members of the Jackson family taking the stage October 8 in Cardiff, Wales, include several of Michael Jackson’s brothers, “the next generation of Jacksons,” and 3T, which consists of Tito Jackson’s three sons.
Alternative rock band Alien Ant Farm and British R&B singer Craig David are also on the bill, while other artists will be added in the next few days, according to promoter Global Live Events.
“This announcement is just the beginning, we have many more to announce,” Global Live Events executive Paul Ring said. “This concert will unite various generations and musical genres, remgenerations and musical genres, reminding everyone of just how amazing a talent Michael was.”
With the “Michael Forever: The Tribute Concert” line-up now known, fans can start “registering their interest for tickets” online at http://www.michaelforevertribute.com/ beginning Thursday, the promoter said. A lottery will determine which fans will be invited to purchase tickets, it said.