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Jessie J, Tinie Tempah and Emeli Sande will perform

Emeli Sande will perform at the concert on 29 September Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

The O2 event will raise funds for a trust set up in Stephen Lawrence's name to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Plan B, Jamie Cullum, Jessie J, Tinie Tempah and Ed Sheeran are also among the stars taking part in the show on September 29 designed to champion young people.

Londoner Tinie Tempah will perform Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Stephen's mother, Doreen Lawrence, who founded the trust, said: "We work every day to empower youth and we're so proud that the music industry is joining us in reaching out to change the lives of young people.

"I want young people to feel inspired, be confident and have hope in their own future.

"There have been a further 106 racist murders since Stephen was killed 20 years ago and there are still too many young people who do not have a sense of hope."

Jessie J is among the stars taking part Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

Stephen was 18 when he was stabbed in a racist attack in Eltham, south east London, in April 1993. Two men - Gary Dobson and David Norris - were found guilty of the murder last year and the police investigation still remains "live".

The Metropolitan Police were criticised for their handling of the initial investigation and, as a result, the force was judged to be institutionally racist in a subsequent public inquiry.

The show, Unity: A Concert For Stephen Lawrence, has been backed by London Mayor Boris Johnson. Artists also include Rudimental and Soul II Soul.

Tickets will go on sale on Friday at www.aeglive.co.uk.

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