07/18/2013 08:42 am ET Updated Jul 22, 2013

Nelson Mandela Concerts: The Most Memorable Performances (VIDEO)


As Nelson Mandela continues to recover from a recurring lung infection, today marks the former South African president's 95th birthday.

Throughout his illustrious life, the world-renowned statesman has displayed his benevolence across various charities and human rights campaigns. From Mandela’s “46664” HIV/AIDS benefit concerts, to global celebrations during International Mandela Day, some of the world’s most prominent entertainment figures, including Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, and Whitney Houston have all graced the stage to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize recipient and his causes.

In celebration of the former South African president's 95th birthday, we take a look at some memorable celebrity performances through the years.

Let us what your favorite performance was in the comments section.

Memorable Mandela Performances