Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis, Smokey Robinson, Cee Lo Green and JLS are among the acts to perform at the Millennium Stadium Michael Jackson tribute concert in October, it has been reported.
Promoters for the concert told American news network CNN the popular music acts would be included in the line-up for the Michael Forever – The Tribute Concert, taking place on Saturday, October 8.
Members of the Jackson family taking the stage include several of Michael Jackson’s brothers, “the next generation of Jacksons”, and 3T, which consists of Tito Jackson’s three sons.
R&B singer Craig David and alternative rock band Alien Ant Farm will also perform. Other artists are expected to be confirmed in the next few days, according to promoter Global Live Events.
Global Live Events executive Paul Ring said: “This announcement is just the beginning, we have many more to announce.
“This concert will unite various generations and musical genres, reminding everyone of just how amazing a talent Michael was.”
With the line-up now known, fans can start registering their interest for tickets online from Thursday, the promoter said. A lottery will determine which fans will be invited to purchase tickets, it said.
The concert in Cardiff’s 75,000-seater Millennium Stadium, will be at least four hours long, Global Live Events CEO Chris Hunt said.
Jackson matriarch Katherine Jackson and the promoter are set to discuss the show’s plans in a live broadcast on CNN on Monday.
Delays in signing the acts have caused concern for fans and has led to ticket registration, which was due to open last Thursday, to be delayed.