Jamie Foxx to host Michael Jackson tribute concert
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx have been named to host the Michael Jackson tribute concert planned for October in Wales.
Foxx’s spokesman said Monday that the Oscar-winning star of “Ray” would host “Michael Forever — The Tribute Concert.” It’s scheduled for Oct. 8 in Cardiff, Wales.
Christina Aguilera, Smokey Robinson and Cee Lo Green are a few of the show’s announced performers.
The show isn’t affiliated with Michael Jackson’s estate, but Jackson’s mother, Katherine, and other Jackson members of the family are scheduled to attend.
Organizers needed to rescind a suggestion to the band Kiss last month after fans and Jackson’s estate noted that singer-bassist Gene Simmons had harshly criticized the pop singer over the years.
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