Photo: Justin Timberlake at Rock in Rio 2013
Singer and actor Justin Timberlake has confirmed he will perform in the 2013 Rock in Rio festival, organizers announced.
Timberlake will be the headliner on the World Stage on Sept. 15.
His addition to the lineup means that the appearances of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band and John Mayer have been rescheduled for Sept. 21, Rock in Rio said.
Organizers also announced that American Idol winner Phillip Phillips is to perform during the Sept.13-22 festival.
“We’re very happy to bring Justin and we thank Bruce and John for having adjusted their schedules with the date of their appearances and they will put on a great show” Rock in Rio founder Roberto Medina said.
Confirmed as the festival’s other headliners are Beyoncé, Metallica, Bon Jovi, Muse and Iron Maiden.
The 2011 Rock in Rio event drew 700,000 people with artists that included Metallica, Coldplay, Maná, Snow Patrol, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N’ Roses, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and Shakira.