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James Blunt to Sing for the Troops in Christmas Concert

December 17, 2010 (2:53 am) GMT
Along with Katherine Jenkins, James Blunt is going to fly to Afghanistan this festive season to cheer up soldiers.

Former soldier is returning to a warzone this Christmas - he's performing for troops in Afghanistan with . The British singer forged a career in the armed forces before he found fame as a pop star and he's preparing to fly over to the war-torn country over the festive season to cheer up soldiers.

And Blunt is hoping his gig with the opera singer will have a positive effect on the troops. He tells Britain's This Morning, "I'm going to Afghanistan (for Christmas), I've got mates there so that will be really nice. I'm taking the very beautiful Katherine Jenkins and we're going to go and sing to the troops and scare the Taliban. Sing the Taliban into surrender - world peace!"

Beside James Blunt, earlier this year , , , and also saluted the troops in VH1 Divas Salute the Troops concert.


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