A number of artists are set to appear at a forthcoming charity concert organised by Neil Diamond.

Performers including Foo Fighters, Coldplay and Jennifer Hudson are set to join Diamond onstage at the extravaganza scheduled for Friday February 6th at the Los Angeles' Convention Centre.

Rolling Stone reports that the event will benefit the MusiCares programme which helps musicians during times of financial, personal and medical crisis.

Mr Diamond has been named MusiCares 2008 Person of the Year for his charitable work.

Additional artists set to perform include Adele, Tim Mcgraw, Josh Groban and Raul Malo.

Digital Spy recently reported that Natalia Imbruglia is planning a comeback in 2009, with a new album pencilled for release in March.

She has revealed that new album will be released on her own label after parting company with Sony BMG.

31/12/2008 11:32:03