The “8th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert” will air at 9:30 p.m. Sunday on WLPB, Channel 27.1 (cable Channel 12).
Sugarland, David Gray, Jill Scott, Janelle Monáe, Ellie Goulding, Evanescence and Angelique Kidjo are among the performers for the concert recorded in 2011 in Oslo, Norway.
The concert was hosted by Oscar and Emmy-winning actress Helen Mirren (“The Queen,” “Prime Suspect”) and actress and activist Rosario Dawson (“Men in Black II,” “Sin City”).
The 2011 Peace Prize honorees were: Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; Leymah Gbowee, of Liberia; and Tawakkul Karman, of Yemen. They were honored for their nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.
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