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Jamie Foxx Added to MJ Tribute Concert, Beyonce's Withdrawal Rumor Denied

September 10, 2011 (4:56 am) GMT
The 'Valentine's Day' actor will host and sing at the Michael Jackson remembrance event, and Beyonce Knowles is still lined up as one of the performers although rumor says otherwise.
Jamie Foxx Added to MJ Tribute Concert, Beyonce's Withdrawal Rumor Denied

is the newest addition to the upcoming tribute concert. The R&B singer/actor will perform live in honor of the late King of Pop at the gig which will take place at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, on October 8. He is also confirmed to host the event.

"I am truly honored to be working with Global Live Events and the Jackson family members in participating in this epic event," he told Us Weekly. "Michael was larger than life and I have admired him, honored him, joked about him but always loved and respected him... I hope I honor his legacy in a way that would make him laugh and cry."

In another news related to MJ tribute gig, there was rumor that pulled out of the show. The report was quickly denied as soon as it surfaced. A source close to the concert told TMZ that the pregnant singer is still fully committed to the project. She will record a "unique, never before seen performance" that will be played at the tribute.

The other musical guests are , Green, , , , , Alien Ant Farm and T3. were intially set to perform as well, but they were axed from the list due to fans' complaints over ' degrading statement toward MJ.

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