From the AP:
"Madonna, Metallica, The Police and Kanye West are among the top names listed to perform at a series of climate change concerts being held around the world starting Saturday in Australia.
The biggest names will appear at Live Earth concerts in London and the United States, with more modest lineups of mostly local and regional acts in Australia, Japan, China, South Africa, Brazil and Germany.
Live Earth was inspired and is backed by former Vice President Al Gore's campaign to force global warming onto the international political agenda by generating a groundswell of public concern."
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