AMP Radio is a huge fan of soccer and all of us here can’t wait for the kick off to the World Cup in South Africa in June! Finding out that [lastfm]Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Shakira[/lastfm] will share the stage with renown African artists for a worldwide broadcast makes us Galaxy and Chivas say,”Goooooooooolazo!!!!” Ok now read more.
The A-list lineup has been announced for the “FIFA Kick-Off Celebration Concert” the day before the World Cup begins in South Africa.
Your A-team of AMP artists including [lastfm]Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm], [lastfm]Alicia Keys[/lastfm], and [lastfm]Shakira[/lastfm] are scheduled to perform at the first FIFA World Cup hosted by Africa! They’ll share the stage with celebrated African musicians including Angelique Kidjo from Benin, The Parlotones and Amadou and Mariam.
The “FIFA Kick-Off Celebration Concert” will broadcast worldwide on June 10 from the 30,000 seat Orlando Stadium in Soweto, the same township where liberation leader Nelson Mandela lived. The money raised from the concert will be donated to “20 Centres for 2010,” a program that uses football to promote public health and education in poor communities in Africa (AFP).
- Check out our own McCabe even participated in the Mia Hamm Celebrity Soccer Challenge, click to see AMP’s interview with Mia Hamm!
Check out the latest videos of each of these World Cup artists!
[lastfm]Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm] “Imma Be Rocking That Body”
[lastfm]Alicia Keys[/lastfm] “Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart”
[lastfm]John Legend[/lastfm] “Ordinary People”