Rapper 50 Cent is the latest famous face to join a star-studded line-up taking part in CNN's annual Tv special honouring ordinary people changing the world.

The Candy Shop hitmaker will join Harvey Keitel, David Spade, Rainn Wilson, Susan Sarandon and Maria Bello during the Cnn Heroes: An All Star Tribute at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

The special will be hosted by Cnn anchorman Anderson Cooper and will feature performance from artists including R&B singer Ne-Yo, according to AllHipHop.com.

This year's ceremony (12), which will air in the U.S. on Sunday (02Dec12), will see 10 individuals from around the world honoured for their tireless work to improve communities in their home countries.