Actress Scarlett Johansson is to co-host this year’s Nobel Peace Concert, which will be headlined by Diana Ross.
The event is to be held in Oslo, Norway on 11 December, which is the day after the Nobel Prizes are presented.
Also on the bill are Canadian musician Feist, US country singer Dierks Bentley and Nigerian performer Seun Kuti.
Johansson’s “compassion and influence” would help to spread a “message of peace”, Nobel committee member Geir Lundestad told the Associated Press.
Johansson said she was “truly honoured” to have been invited, and paid tribute to the winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, Martti Ahtisaari.
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