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Ellie Goulding to headline Terry Wogan tribute concert

Ellie Goulding and Take That are among the acts who will perform at a charity concert honouring late broadcaster Terry Wogan.
Before his death in January (16) after battling cancer, the Ireland-born TV and radio presenter had a distinguished career spanning five decades, including 35 years hosting BBC charity telethon Children In Need.
To pay tribute to the beloved broadcaster, a selection of British stars will perform at a special BBC Children In Need Rocks tribute concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 1 November (16).
As well as Ellie and the iconic pop group, stars including crooner Rick Astley, jazz star Gregory Porter, Olly Murs, Michael Ball and boyband The Vamps will play to raise money for the BBC’s charity, which helps disadvantaged young Britons.
A memorial to the star was also held at London’s Westminster Abbey on Tuesday (27Sep16), with friends and family turning out to remember him.
Among the mourners was Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel, who performed a particularly moving tribute to the late TV legend.
Peter gave a performance of the broadcaster’s favourite song, the track That’ll Do from the film Babe: Pig in the City.
Also providing a musical tribute at the memorial was singer-songwriter Katie Melua, whose career took off in 2003 when Terry continually played her song The Closest Thing To Crazy on his BBC Radio 2 breakfast show.
Actress Joanna Lumley, British TV and radio personality Chris Evans and Terry’s children Alan, Mark and Katherine were also in attendance.

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