Jamie Foxx Hosting Michael Jackson Tribute

Entertainment Sep. 9, 2011 AT 6:52PM
Jamie Foxx Hosting Michael Jackson Tribute Credit: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic

Gone but not forgotten!

Michael Jackson passed away in 2009, but his legacy lives on. On Oct. 8, Jamie Foxx is hosting -- and performing -- at the Michael Forever Tribute Concert in Cardiff, Wales.

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"I am truly honored to be working with Global Live Events and the Jackson family members in participating in this epic event," Foxx, 43, told Us Weekly exclusively. "Michael was larger than life and I have admired him, honored him, joked about him but always loved and respected him... I hope I honor his legacy in a way that would make him laugh and cry."

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Also participating in the event? Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Smokey Robinson, The Jackson Brothers and Leona Lewis.

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