Denzel to co-host Nobel peace concert

Oscar winner Denzel Washington and actress Anne Hathaway will host the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway

Performers at the concert, which will take place on December 11 in Oslo, range from veteran rocker Elvis Costello to current pop sensation Robyn and include jazz funk act Jamiroquai, "Mandy" singer Barry Manilow and pianist Herbie Hancock.

This year's show honours Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese dissident writer and human rights activist who is currently imprisoned in his home country.

The Nobel committee said that his family is unlikely to be able to travel to Norway to collect his Peace Prize medal, diploma and 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.44 million).

Past winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have included Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa and U.S. President Barack Obama.

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