Annie Lennox, Bob Geldof, Brad Pitt, Dido, George Michael, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams, Sir Elton John, Sting, and UB40 performed at the Live 8 London concert on July 2nd at Hyde Park in London, Great Britain. Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place in the G8 states and in South Africa. The Bob Geldof organized event was also timed to precede the G8 Conference and summit held at the Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Scotland.
Becks Wants New Tattoo After Seeing Robbie’s Swallows
July 9, 2005 – News of the World reports that when he spotted Robbie Williams’ latest tattoo at London’s Live 8 concert, a pair of swallows on his belly, David Beckham vowed to follow suit with a brace of birds. “Becks went crazy for the design and wants one as soon as possible,” a source backstage revealed. “He couldn’t stop asking for a look and really thought it was cool—even when he was told that they signify true love and fidelity because swallows mate for life!”