Simon Le Bon To Perform with Timbaland At The Sound Of Change Live Concert Twickenham Stadium on June 1

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Simon Le Bon To Perform With Timbaland At The Sound Of Change Live Concert Twickenham Stadium on June 1
Presented by CHIME FOR CHANGE, Founded by Gucci

London 30 May 2013: It was announced today that Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon will join his friend Timbaland for a special performance at Saturday’s ‘THE SOUND OF CHANGE LIVE CONCERT’ presented by CHIME FOR CHANGE.

Simon Le Bon said: “In the year which marks the centenary of the Suffragette Movement, I am excited to be a performer at the Twickenham CHIME FOR CHANGE show this Saturday. As a man, raised by a strong, inspirational woman, and the father of three determined daughters, I unreservedly support women's rights and the drive for equality world wide. So prick up your ears, because Chime is coming to town.”

This is the first time that Simon and Timbaland have performed together live, although a hologram of Timbaland performing was used as part of Duran Duran’s Red Carpet Massacre tour. Timbaland was a featured performer on a couple of the tracks ("Nite Runner" and "Skin Divers"), as well as co-writing with the band on their highly successful 'Red Carpet Massacre' studio album.

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The confirmed broadcaster list is:

10 (Australia), American Forces Network, TV Globo (Brazil), TLN (Canada), DR (Denmark), YLE (Finland), M6 (France), STAR (Indian Subcontinent), IBA (Israel), WOWOW (Japan), CJ E& M (Korea), RTK (Kosovo), OnDIRECTV exclusive channel of DIRECTV Latin America (Latin America), ROTANA (Middle East), ASTRO (East and South East Asia), TV2 (Norway), Sky Italia (Italy) SVT (Sweden), TRUTV (Thailand), CNN Turk, TV2, (Turkey), BBC (UK), NBC (US), True Visions (Thailand.)

Countries in which THE SOUND OF CHANGE LIVE will be broadcast include:

Africa (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea (Including Malabo), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria Principe Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome, St. Helena, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe) Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kosovo, Latin America and Islands (Argentina, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, the Caribbean (Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles (Curacao, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten), St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Puerto Rico/USVI) Middle East (Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, West Bank, Gaza Strip and Palestine), Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, Mongolia, Norway, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, UK and the US.

Confirmed artists include Aishwarya Rai * Abhishek Bachchan * Archbishop Desmond Tutu * Beyoncé * Blake Lively * Ellie Goulding * Florence + the Machine * Freida Pinto * Gloria Steinem * Gordon and Sarah Brown * HAIM * Humaira Bachal * Iggy Azalea * Jada Pinkett Smith * James Franco * Jennifer Lopez * Jessica Chastain * John Legend * Laura Pausini * Leymah Gbowee * Madonna * Mpho Tutu * Rita Ora * Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy * Timbaland * Zoe Saldana *

Tickets for the concert are available from: Tel: +44 (0) 844-847 1693