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Nelson Mandela Birthday Concert 2008: Amy Winehouse confirmed

Amy Winehouse

Story by Jack Foley

AMY Winehouse has confirmed she is joining the line-up for Nelson Mandela’s birthday concert in Hyde Park this summer.

The singer will perform at the star-studded 46664 Concert on June 27, which is being held to mark the former South African President’s 90th birthday.

She is the latest act to be announced and will join the likes of Queen, Annie Lennox, Simple Minds and Leona Lewis on the musical bill.

A number of other celebrities are confirmed to appear, including Hollywood actor Will Smith, chat show queen Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro, Oscar winner Forest Whitaker and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton.

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