Acclaimed singer-songwriter Sia is set to perform alongside the New York City Gay Men's Chorus as part of Logo TV's forthcoming "Trailblazers" event.
The star is slated to croon her smash hit, "Chandelier," alongside the chorus at New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine, according to an email statement from MTV/Logo officials. Also slated to appear at the June 26 event are Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Pete Wentz, while presenters include Daniel Radcliffe, Jared Leto, Kylie Minogue, Ariana Grande, Laura Jane Grace and others. A Great Big World is also confirmed to perform.
Former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe will honor Ugandan gay rights activist and refugee John "Longjones" Abdallah Wambere as an “International Trailblazer” at the event, which will be televised. Wambere joins previously announced honorees DOMA challengers Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan, the NBA's Jason Collins and the smash Netflix series, "Orange is The New Black."
Stephen Friedman, president of the Logo network, said the project aimed to give its viewers a sense of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history many felt they lacked, according to the associated Press.
"They said we don't have a sense of the leaders from the past, the Rosa Parks, the Dr. (Martin Luther) Kings, the Rep. [John] Lewises — the people upon whose shoulders we stand," he said. "There's no one talking about these pioneers."
He went on to call the event "a real opportunity for us and our audience."
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