Performers Announced for Michael Jackson Gala

A stellar list of performers helping Michael Jackson celebrate his 30 years as a solo artist with two concerts at Madison Square Garden Sept. 7 and Sept. 10, has been confirmed.

Friday's lineup will feature Marc Anthony; Ray Charles; Deborah Cox; Gloria Estefan; Billy Gilman; Whitney Houston; James Ingram; Quincy Jones & The Legends Of Jazz including Al Jarreau, Ramsey Lewis, Herbie Mann, Les McCann, David "Fathead" Newman, Jimmy Smith, Clark Terry & Cassandra Wilson; Mya; 'N Sync; Jill Scott; Shaggy featuring Ricardo "Rikrok" Ducent & Rayvon; Britney Spears; Tamia; 3T; Usher and many surprise guests.

Monday's lineup will feature Marc Anthony; Mary J. Blige; Deborah Cox; Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott; Gloria Gaynor; Al Jarreau; Gladys Knight; Lil' Romeo; Ricky Martin; Mya; 98º; Diana Ross; Jill Scott; Usher; Luther Vandross; Dionne Warwick and more surprise guests.

Ticket prices will range from $45-$500.

The two-night extravaganza, which reunites Jackson with his brothers for the first time in 20 years, will feature a 48-piece orchestra, 12 background singers, 300-member gospel choir, a 200-member children's choir and a 40-member dance ensemble, will be filmed as a two-hour primetime special for CBS and air internationally as well.

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