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Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Sting, Katy Perry to rock TODAY Show plaza

Some of rock, pop and country’s hottest acts are performing live this summer, and you won’t have to leave your living room to hear them.

The TODAY Show announced which musical acts will be performing as part of the “Toyota Concert Series on TODAY,” now in its 15th consecutive year. And the schedule is impressive. Sting launches the weekly series on May 14 with a 30 minute performance of his greatest hits. The appearance helps promote Sting’s upcoming concert with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, according to MSNBC.com.

But the music doesn’t stop there. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera, John Mayer, Carrie Underwood, Ke$ha and Katy Perry are the biggest names scheduled to perform. Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts shouldk satisfy the country crowd. Train and Maroon 5 will please the radio-friendly soft-rock audience. The winner and runner-up on this season of “American Idol” will perform on stage May 27.

The full schedule can be found here. Additional performances are expected to be announced as the season progresses.

About Sean O'Connell

Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC FilmCritic.com, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

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