Madonna Joins Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez for Benefit Concert in London

Superstar to take part in event raising funds for projects supporting women and girls in more than 70 nations

By Peter Gicas May 29, 2013 4:18 PMTags
Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, MadonnaStephen Lovekin/Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Madonna is looking to help Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez make a change.

The music icon will be participating in the "Sound of Change Live" concert taking place in London on Saturday.

The four-hour event is in support of Chime for Change, a campaign which promotes education, health and justice for girls.

Madonna will serve as a presenter alongside Gloria Steinem, Bishop Desmond Tutu and other musicians and public figures.

"Sixty percent of the children in the world not in school are girls," Madonna said in a statement. "Two-thirds of the world's illiterate are women. I do not accept this. We need to change this and we will change this."

In addition to Beyoncé and J.Lo, other scheduled performers include Florence + the Machine, Ellie Goulding, John Legend and Timbaland.

The concert will broadcast live from Twickenham sports stadium to 150 countries.