British rock star Annie Lennox performs at the Live 8 concert in Hyde Park in London, July 2, 2005. A galaxy of rock and roll stars will grace stages across the globe on Saturday for what is being billed as the greatest music show ever, in a bid to put pressure on leaders of the Group of Eight major industrialised nations meeting in Scotland next week to do more to alleviate poverty, particularly in Africa.
Annie Lennox of the Eurythmics opens NetAid at Wembley Stadium, October 8 2009. NetAid put on concerts simultaneously in New York, Geneva and London and aims to persuade countries to drop Third World debt.
Singer Annie Lennox performs on stage during the amfAR’s Cinema Against AIDS 2009 event in Antibes during the 62nd Cannes Film Festival May 21, 2009.
Singer Annie Lennox performs during The Prince’s Trust 30th Birthday concert at the Tower of London in east London May 20, 2006. The trust was founded by Britain?s Prince Charles in 1976 and has helped over a half a million people aged between 14 and 30.
South Africa’s former President Nelson Mandela (3rd L) poses for photographs with members of the band Queen, Roger Taylor (L) and Brian May (2nd R), singers Annie Lennox (3rd R), Yusuf Islam (R) and Peter Gabriel during the launch of the book “46664” in London November 25, 2004. The book 46664, Mandela’s prison number, is being sold to raise awareness and inspire acts to fight HIV/AIDS.
Annie Lennox speaks at a news conference to lend her support to Tibet in its bid for freedom from Chinese rule March 10, 1999. Chinese troops marched into Tibet in 1950 and the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, fled into exile in India with thousands of his followers nine years later after an abortive uprising against communist rule.
Nelson Mandela poses for photographers with performers, including Annie Lennox, Bono & Beyonce, taking part in the “46664” Aids benefit concert during a visit to Robben Island Prison near Cape Town, November 28, 2003. “46664” refers to the prison number allocated to Mandela during his long incarceration on the Island.
Annie Lennox (L), Will Smith (C) and India Arie (R) celebrate at the end of the second “46664” concert near the small Southern Cape province town of George, March 19, 2005. “46664” is an AIDS awareness and fundraising campaign that takes it’s name from [Nelson Mandela’s prison number during his 27 year incarceration.]
Annie Lennox poses backstage during the “Idol Gives Back” show at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles April 25, 2007. The “American Idol” special charity event benefits relief programs for children and young people in extreme poverty.
Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti (C) performs with George Michael (L) and Annie Lennox during “Pavarotti & Friends” concert in Modena June 6, 2000. International stars perfomed with the Italian tenor at a charity concert that this year will be in aid of Cambodia and Tibet’s children.
British singer Annie Lennox (L) stands with Irish rocker and activist Bob Geldof as they pose for photographs after the ‘Live8-One Year On’ media conference in London, June 29, 2006. Geldof spoke of how many G8 countries have failed in their 2005 commitments to help the African famine relief process.
Singer Annie Lennox attends a news conference in London January 2, 2009. Lennox joined other high profile British campaigners to call for an end to Israel’s attacks in the Gaza Strip.
Oxfam Global Ambassador, AIDS activist and singer Annie Lennox poses after a news conference during the 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City August 4, 2008.
Oxfam Global Ambassador, AIDS activist and singer Annie Lennox displays pictures during a news conference at the 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City August 4, 2008.
British singer Annie Lennox performs at the 46664 concert in honour of Nelson Mandela in Hyde Park, London June 27, 2008. The event was organized to raise funds for Nelson Mandela’s HIV/AIDS “46664” campaign, named after his prison number. Exactly 46,664 people were expected to attend the event, which also celebrates the former South African president’s 90th birthday on July 18.