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Janet Jackson, The Weeknd and Cardi B are among those performing at this year's Global Citizen Festival in New York.

Organizers on Tuesday confirmed the 2018 lineup, which will also feature Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe and a special guest performance from John Legend. The annual event, which is now in its seventh year, is set for Sept. 29 on the Great Lawn of New York's Central Park.

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness will host the festival, with co-hosts Forest Whitaker, La La Anthony, Rachel Brosnahan, Naomi Campbell, Cynthia Erivo, Camren Bicondova, Gus Kenworthy and Danai Gurira.

The fest is part of a series of events honoring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in what would have been his centenary year.