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Andrea Bocelli and Bryan Adams to Sing at World Cup Concert

April 30, 2010 (6:45 am) GMT
The international stars, along with local artist Pretty Yende, will be taking the stage in South Africa two days before the final takes place.

Blind opera star and rocker are to team up to close the upcoming World Cup in South Africa. The Italian tenor and the Canadian will perform at the Celebrate Africa, the Grand Finale spectacular in Johannesburg on July 9, two days before the World Cup final takes place.

South African soprano Pretty Yende will join the two stars onstage. and will headline a concert marking the opening of the soccer tournament on June 10.

Beside featuring international artists, the opening concert will also feature more South African performers. "We've always maintained that the incredibly talented South African and African music industry will play a major part in the tournament's off-field success and character," said Danny Jordaan, head of the World Cup Organizing Committee South Africa.

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