Beyoncé to Perform Via Satellite at Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

Beyoncé will pay tribute to her idol Michael Jackson during a star-studded tribute concert in October.

The singer will appear via satellite at “Michael Forever: The Tribute Concert,” promoters announced on Facebook. She will perform one of her favorite Jackson 5 records in what’s being billed as a “unique, never-before-seen performance.”

She was unable to appear live due to a scheduling conflict. “A lifelong Michael fan, Beyoncé really wanted to be involved in this tribute concert,” read the statement. “Due to scheduling issues she can’t be there in person, but this performance is not to be missed!”

The concert, sanctioned by Michael’s mother Katherine Jackson, will take place on October 8 in Cardiff, Wales, with members of the Jackson family taking the stage including the King of Pop’s brothers and 3T, which consists of Tito Jackson’s three sons.

Previously announced performers include Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis, Cee Lo Green, Smokey Robinson, JLS, Alien Ant Farm, and Craig David.