K’naan, BEP, Alicia Keys and more kick off World Cup 2010 [News]
Johannesburg, SA – His song “Wavin’ Flag” is the official anthem to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and now K’naan is joining an all-star cast today to perform the track at the renowned tournament’s opening Kickoff Celebration Concert.
Along with a highly anticipated kick off by K’naan, thousands of fans will be treated to performances by Shakira, Black Eyed Peas and Alicia Keys, to name a few. The three-hour concert will take place at the newly renovated Orlando Stadium in Soweto/Johannesburg and will air live across Canada on TLN (Telelatino). TLN is the official multilingual broadcaster for the tournament which officially begins on Friday — CBC will also be airing a ton of games including the opening match between host South Africa and Mexico.