Wednesday 27 March 2013, 11:30 | By

Beyonce, Florence, Timbaland playing Gucci charity gala

Gigs & Festivals


Beyonce is to headline (and artistically direct) a special charity gala at West London’s Twickenham Stadium in June.

Arranged by fashion label Gucci as part of its Chime For Change initiative, the Sound Of Change show (as Bey et al are calling it) is meant to raise both cash for CFC-supported projects and awareness of global ‘girl power’ and, as Beyonce phrases it: “To call for change for girls and women in the loudest voice possible”. She adds: “I am excited for us to come together on 1 Jun to bring the issues of education, health and justice for girls and women to the world stage”.

Yeah… so bow down, bitches. Oh wait… no, don’t. Anyway. Beyonce will be joined on the night by Florence And The Machine, Ellie Goulding, Iggy Azalea, John Legend, Rita Ora, Laura Pausini and Timbaland, with extra artists still TBA.

‘The night’, by the way, is 1 Jun, and tickets are on sale via


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