A host of international celebrities will be heading to South Africa in December to be part of the Global Citizen Festival, a free and ticketless concert that rallies celebs, politicians and global leaders to end extreme poverty.

Included in the star-studded line-up is Oprah, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran, Usher, Chris Martin, Pharrell Williams, Forest Whitaker, Naomi Campbell, Sir Bob Geldof, Tyler Perry and Gayle King.

Stars from across Africa will also be at the festival with Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Femi Kuti and Wizkid all set to perform.

"Nelson Mandela taught South Africans and the world so much about how to challenge our leaders and change the future. I’m inspired to join Global Citizen and celebrate his legacy. Viva Mandela!"

Lineup for the HEADLINERS: - BEYONCÉ 😩 - Jay Z 😩 - Cassper Nyovest 😩 - D Banj 😩 - Ed Sheeren 😩 - Wizkid 😩 - Sho Madjozi 😩 - Pharrell Williams 😩 - Chris Martin 😩 - Tiwa Savage 😩 02 December 2018