Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers announced today that Jennifer Hudson, Seal, Karpe Diem, Laleh and Susanne Sundfor will perform at the 19th annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert on Tuesday, December 11th in Oslo, Norway at the Oslo Spektrum arena. Additional artists will be announced in coming weeks.
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize Concert will honor the European Union (EU) “for having over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.” The award is given annually to an individual or organization whose work exemplifies a spirit of hope and leadership that will help promote peace in the world. The Concert is presented by the Nobel Peace Prize Concert AS and broadcast to a global audience.
“We’re excited to bring together these phenomenal artists for a memorable 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Concert,” said Geir Lundestad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “Through music, they will help celebrate and promote peace, informing audiences of the extraordinary contributions of the Nobel laureate.”