MTV Stages Seattle/Cape Town Gigs for AIDS Day
October 3, 2002
The pop music channel MTV, bidding for a world audience of at least 2 billion people, announced plans yesterday for concerts in Cape Town and Seattle to mark World AIDS Day on December 1. Grammy award winner Alicia Keys will take to the stage in South Africa on Nov. 23; the multi-platinum acts Missy Elliot and Dave Matthews will headline the Seattle concert on Nov. 7. Both shows will be edited together and aired commercial-free for World AIDS Day. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is sponsoring the concerts, along with fellow Microsoft founder Paul Allen and Levi Strauss Jeans.Adapted from:
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