Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:30:00 GMT | By IANS

Jay-Z, Timberlake to perform in London

Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are set to perform at the Wireless Festival in London, which will be held for the first time in Olympic park


Jay-Z, Timberlake to perform in London (© Reuters)

London: Superstars Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake will be performing at the July 12-13 Wireless Festival in London, organizers said Tuesday.

Launched in 2005, the festival is moving this year from Hyde Park to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, built for the 2012 Summer Games.

Joining Timberlake in the lineup for the first day will be Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and special guest Frank Ocean. Besides Jay Z, artists scheduled to perform July 13 include Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, DJ Fresh/Live and Calvin Harris.

The Wireless Festival is Jay Z's only confirmed European appearance in 2013, the organizers said. The hip-hop icon performed at the 2008 and 2010 editions of the event.

Previous festivals have featured acts such as The Who, Depeche Mode, The Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna and The Chemical Brothers.

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