Video: Princes announce Diana memorial concert

updated 12/12/2006 10:30:30 AM ET 2006-12-12T15:30:30

Princes William and Harry announced plans on Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of their mother Princess Diana’s death with a pop concert at the new Wembley Stadium in London.

Artists scheduled to appear include Elton John, Duran Duran, Joss Stone, Pharrell Williams and Bryan Ferry. The English National Ballet will also perform and Andrew Lloyd Webber will perform a medley of songs from his shows.

There will also be a church memorial service for Diana who died in a car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997.

“We both wanted to put our stamp on it. We want it to represent exactly what our mother would have wanted,” Prince William said in a statement.

“So therefore the church service alone isn’t enough. We wanted to have this big concert full of energy, full of the sort of fun and happiness, which I know she would have wanted.”

The concert, on July 1 next year, will be one of the first to be held in the new Wembley sports stadium in west London.

A long-awaited British police report into Diana’s death due this week is expected to rule out foul play and could finally lay to rest conspiracy theories that she was murdered rather than that she died the victim of a tragic accident.

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