Steve Wonder...singing his hit track Happy Birthday
Alicia keys..supported by the Soweto Gospel Choir
It was the sage's 91st birthday yesterday. South African's president,Jacob Zuma described Mandela as an 'inspiration to the world',in a .
And also,on Saturday night at the Radio City Music Hall in New York,a gala was held in commemoration of Mandela's birthday.The big stars were there and they performed.The Queen of soul, Aretha Franklin,who is looking very radiant and far from her 67 years in age, received the loudest ovation for her scintillating performance.Alicia Keys,Steve Wonder,Lil' Kim,Cindy Lauper,Queen Latifah,Soweto Gospel Choir and wait for this-Carla Bruni,wife of the French Prime Minister,Mr Sarkozy, all performed,in the show hosted by Hollywood star,Whoopi Goldberg,but could not be attended by the celebrant.