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Masekela to perform at kickoff concert

Updated: May 4, 2010, 12:41 PM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- Renowned South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela was included by FIFA in a new lineup for the World Cup's Kick-off concert on Tuesday after initial plans were criticized for ignoring local artists.

FIFA and US-based concert producers Control Room said Masekela, Freshlyground and the Soweto Gospel Choir would join international stars like Shakira and Black Eyed Peas in the June 10 event at Soweto's Orlando Stadium.

Shakira and Freshlyground recently released FIFA's ...

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