Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday gig – all the info

Razorlight, Queen and Sugababes among those playing Hyde Park

Full details of Nelson Mandela‘s 90th birthday concert in Hyde Park, London this summer have been revealed.

The 46664 Concert – referring to the former president’s prison number – will take place on June 27, with the likes of Queen, Annie Lennox, Simple Minds, Leona Lewis, Sugababes, Dame Shirley Bassey, Razorlight, Andrea and Sharon Corr, Eddy Grant and Jamelia all set to play.

South African and African artists including Johnny Clegg, Sipho Mabuse, Loyiso, Kurt Darren, the Soweto Gospel Choir, Aids orphan choir The Children of Agape, Papa Wemba and Sudanese rapper Emmanuel Jal are also on the bill.

The likes of Bill Clinton, Gordon Brown, Will Smith, Oprah Winfrey, Robert de Niro, Forest Whitaker and Lewis Hamilton are also set to attend the event.

For more information and tickets head to They go on sale at 9am on Friday (May 9).