Beyonce, Jay-Z, Pharrell, Usher To Headline Global Citizen Festival
Beyonce and Jay-Z’s reign on the stage continues. According to reports, the couple, along with Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Pharrell Williams, Chris Martin and Usher will headline the first Global Citizen Festival. The free ticketed festival will be held in Africa, honoring Nelson Mandela’s centennial, on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
Oprah Winfrey will deliver a special keynote address remembering Mandela and his legacy. Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Femi Kuti,Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid also will serve as headliners at the event. Hosts of the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 include Naomi Campbell, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Tyler Perry and Forest Whitaker.