Kylie To Be Hounoured At The BRITS

The singer is also lined up to perform at Nobel Peace Prize concert, plus more UK show dates added

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Kylie Minogue is to receive the Outstanding Contribution to Music award at next year’s BRIT Awards’ ceremony.

The live broadcast event is, as previously reported to be hosted by The Osbornes, Ozzy and Sharon and is set to take place on February 20.

Meanwhile, in other awards news, Kylie has also been confirmed to appear at this year’s Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo, Norway on December 11, a day after the prize is awarded.

Other artists to on the concert bill, hosted by Uma Thurman and Tommy Lee Jones include Annie Lennox, Melissa Etheridge, Alicia Keyes and KT Tunstall.

This year’s recipients will be former US vice-president Al Gore and the UN’s climate change panel.

Kylie, last week, announced a 24-date European tour, ‘KylieX2008’ which kicks off in Paris on May 6 next year.

Tickets went on sale this morning (December 3) and two further dates at London’s 02 Arena have already been added.

The original London dates of July 26 and 27 sold out within minutes, two new shows will now take place on July 29 and 30.

Two further dates have also been added at Manchester’s Evening News Arena. She will now play July 17 and 18 in addition to the previously announced July 14 and 15.

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