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Published:November 9th, 2012 14:16 EST
World AIDS Day: One Diva! One Song! One Night to Touch a Million Lives!

World AIDS Day: One Diva! One Song! One Night to Touch a Million Lives!

By SOP newswire2


One Diva! One Song! One Night to touch a million lives! Actress/Activist Sheryl Lee Ralph`s DIVA Foundation kicks off its 22nd Annual HIV/AIDS benefit concert and 2012 World AIDS Day Event " DIVAS Simply Singing!


The all-star lineup will include Oleta Adams, Faith Evans, A`ngela Winbush, Tramaine Hawkins, Lalah Hathaway, Jenifer Lewis, Kristinia DeBarge, and DIVA Discovery artists " The Hill Sisters. R&B veteran and favorite, El DeBarge will pay tribute to the ladies as the resident Divo for the evening. Two of NBC`s most notable reality competition contestants, Jamar Rogers (The VOICE) and Prince Poppycock (America`s Got Talent) will also join the celebration in song. Angela Bassett, Rolonda Watts, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Flex Alexander, MC Lyte and a host of other celebrities are joining this year`s event as presenters. All of the concert`s participants` lives have been touched and affected by HIV/AIDS and are uniting in song to raise awareness.


Created and produced by Ralph, DIVAS Simply Singing! is an annual benefit concert, produced in conjunction with The DIVA Foundation to help raise money and awareness about HIV/AIDS. DIVAS Simply Singing! is the longest consecutive running musical AIDS benefit concert in the country, raising awareness and erasing stigma, one song at a time, to help and assist AIDS organizations in Los Angeles and around the world. This evening of song and entertainment spotlights the talents of D.I.V.A. (acronym for Divinely Inspired, Victoriously Aware) individuals from all walks of show business.


The 22nd Annual DIVAS Simply Singing! will take place on World AIDS Day, Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Club Nokia L.A. LIVE near Staples Center. Concert starts 7:30 p.m. and doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets prices range from $50 " $80. For ticket information, contact Staples Center box office at 213.765.7000 or visit


The event is sponsored by American Airlines, Kaiser Permanente, Gilead Services, Aetna, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Diageo, and Actor/Radio Host Wendell James.