AR Rahman to perform at Nobel concert

Last Updated: Nov 17, 2010, 21:22 PM IST

Oslo: Oscar winning Indian musician AR Rahman has joined pop stars Barry Manilow and Jamiroquai in the lineup of artists to perform at the annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo.

Rahman, who won two Academy awards for his score in `Slumdog Millionaire` will feature in the December 11 show honoring this year`s peace laureate, imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.

Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington will host the concert, which is always held a day after the prize ceremony.

Previously announced performers include British pop band Florence and the Machine, US pop singer Colbie Caillat, pianist Herbie Hancock and singer-songwriter Elvis Costello.

PTI