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Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and Keri Hilson to Salute the Troops on VH1 Divas

October 15, 2010 (5:57 am) GMT
The three female singers will be performing for a live concert along with Sugarland, and Paramore will be visiting the troops in the Middle East.
Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and Keri Hilson to Salute the Troops on VH1 Divas

A year after the first revived VH1 Divas concert, the network decides it's time to bring the iconic event to America's troops and their families. Partnering with USO (United States Organizations), they recruited , and for the troops salute.

They will be performing in front of men and women in uniform at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar in San Diego. Dubbed "VH1 Divas Salute the Troops", the event which will also feature performance from premieres on Sunday, December 5 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

"I get to be among so many other influential women, groundbreaking women, strong, powerful, confident women, not only on that day, but just to be a part of the legacy of VH1 Divas," Hilson said. Sugarland's member added, "All of these women definitely have a larger than life persona, be it on stage or who they are or what they wear. I think there's something to be said for celebrating that."

Beside holding live concert Stateside with plan for international broadcast, this year's VH1 Divas will take the effort overseas to thank troops serving in remote locations. are tapped to visit Marines, soldiers, airmen, sailors, coastguardsmen and reservists stationed at an undisclosed military base in the Middle East.

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