Jermaine Jackson has revealed who will perform at an all-star tribute for his late pop icon brother Michael.

Jermaine, who used to dance and sing alongside his sibling in the Jackson 5, announced the line-up in Vienna.

Mary J Blige, Natalie Cole and Sister Sledge are among dozens of artists set to perform, he said.

The entertainers will cover Michael’s greatest hits on a crown-shaped stage being erected outside the Austrian capital’s former imperial Schoenbrunn Palace.

Chris Brown, Akon, Angela Bassett, and Germany-based boy band US5 are also among the 13 artists confirmed so far, Jermaine and event promoter Georg Kindel said.

More names will be unveiled at news conferences later this week in London and Berlin.

The songs to be performed will include Thriller, Billie Jean and Black or White.

Organisers are billing the event as the main global tribute to Michael, who died on June 25 in Los Angeles.

The gig is set to be broadcast live to one billion fans around the world on September 26.

Jackson’s family and children will be in Vienna, and 65,000 fans are expected to attend, Kindel said.

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