The Queen B will be headlining a concert for Gucci’s “Chime For Change” in London this summer.
Beyonce- who is the co-founder of Chime For Change and the concert and creative director – will take to the stage on June 1 2013 to raise money for the female empowerment charity. The event will be broadcast globally, and will also feature performances from Florence + The Machine, Ellie Goulding, Iggy Azalea, John Legend, Rita Ora, Timbaland and Laura Pausini.
“Our goal is to call for change for girls and women in the loudest voice possible,” I am excited for us to come together on June 1 to bring the issues of education, health and justice for girls and women to the world stage ” says Beyonce at the press conference this morning.
Gucci are funding the show, and all profits from ticket sales will go towards the charity, which fights for better health, education and justice for women. Tickets will go on sale on March 27 2013 at 9am. Fans will have the chance to choose which charity the tickets will be donated to.