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'Sound of Change'

Updated 1337 GMT (2137 HKT) June 3, 2013
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Beyoncé performs live during the Sound for Change concert at Twickenham Stadium in Surrey, England, on Saturday, June 1. The concert was sponsored by Chime for Change, an organization founded by Gucci, "working to promote education, health and justice for every girl, every woman, everywhere." Beyoncé was the main attraction at the concert and is a member of the organization's founding committee. JOHN RAHIM/PA PHOTOS/LANDOV
Iggy Azalea performs. Chime for Change was formed after the Taliban shot Malala Yousafai in Pakistan in an attempt to silence the outspoken teenager, who defied the Taliban's prohibiting girls from going to school. NEIL HALL/Reuters/LANDOV
Jesse J performs. The concert sold 55,000 tickets to benefit the organization. YUI MOK/PA Photos/Landov
Mary J. Blige and Jennifer Lopez perform. Ticket holders were given a unique code that allowed them direct their ticket purchase to a project of their choice. NEIL HALL/reuters/LANDOV
Rita Ora performs during Sound for Change. NEIL HALL/reuters/LANDOV
Singer Ellie Goulding performs. According to the Chime for Change website, the proceeds from ticket sales will go entirely to projects aimed to improve the lives of girls and women across the globe. NEIL HALL/Reuters/LANDOV
Madonna speaks during the concert. She asked the audience to help her start a "revolution of love," focusing on education. JOHN RAHIM/PA PHOTOS/LANDOV
Rapper Timbaland performs. Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran joined Timberland on stage to perform a version of "The Reflex." NEIL HALL/reuters/LANDOV
Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine strides across the stage during their performance. NEIL HALL/reuters/LANDOV
Jada Pinkett Smith speaks to the audience. After the concert she she said that it was time for powerful women to come together to create change. YUI MOK/PA PHOTOS/LANDOV
The Rev. Mpho A. Tutu addresses the audience. Tutu is a peace activist and co-author of "Made for Goodness" with her father Desmond Tutu. NEIL HALL/reuters/LANDOV
Ryan Reynolds and Zoe Saldana address the audience. YUI MOK/PA PHOTOS/LANDOV
Actress Blake Lively speaks. After the concert she said that only learned of the organization about five months prior to the concert and was impressed with the amount of change it has been able to affect. NEIL HALL/Reuters/LANDOV
James Franco and Jessica Chastain speak during the event. Chastain said that "none of us can move forward if half of us are held back." YUI MOK/PA PHOTOS/LANDOV
John Legend with Freida Pinto during the event. Pinto said she was grateful for the life she's been able to lead and wants to help other women and girls lead a better life. YUI MOK/PA PHOTOS/LANDOV