Wyclef, Summer Ink Smith Hosted Nobel Prize Concert

Wyclef Jean and Donna Summer are among a number of entertainers booked to participate in this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Concert. Hosted by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Concert will take place in Oslo. “The opportunity to recognize the laureate’s contributions to the world peace movement will be an awe-inspiring experience,” the Smiths said in a joint statement. “We are both humbled and honored to take part in the Nobel Peace Prize Concert this year.” Toby Keith, Luis Fonsi as well as Amadou & Mariam, a blues and jazz duet from Mali will join Wyclef Jean and Donna Summer as performers taking the stage December 11. According to organizers, the winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize is to be announced in Oslo on Oct. 9. The award is always handed out Dec. 10, the anniversary of prize founder Alfred Nobel’s death in 1896.

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