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In pictures: The Live 8 concerts
Madonna in London
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Live 8 concerts took place around the world. Madonna took to the stage of the London gig at sunset. She said the crowd was the biggest she'd ever performed before.
Aerial shot of Hyde Park
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More than 200,000 people crammed into Hyde Park for the London show.
Black Eyed Peas
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Black Eyed Peas were among those on stage in Philadelphia, where compere Will Smith hosted a link-up to other concerts around the world.
Spectators in Johannesburg
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The crowd in Johannesburg heard from former president Nelson Mandela. The city was the only African venue to host a Live 8 concert.
Fans at the Circus Maximus
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Fans at Rome's show needed help cooling off after performances from Duran Duran and local rocker Zucchero.
Fans in Moscow
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Around 10,000 fans turned out in Moscow's Red Square, the poorest country in the G8.
Kenya's Ayub Ogada playing the nyatiti
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Other African performers were in Cornwall for the Live 8 Africa Calling show. Up to 5,000 people were there to watch.
Die Totem Hosen kicked off the Berlin concert
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The Berlin Live 8 concert attracted an estimated 100,000 people to the Brandenburg Gate.
Live 8 at the Palais de Versailles
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The Paris Live 8 show was at the Palais de Versailles, Andrea Bocelli and Sheryl Crow appeared.
Bjork in Tokyo
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Icelandic singer Bjork brought her usual visual flair to the Tokyo concert stage.

Watch an interview with Bob Geldof at the Live 8 gig in Hyde Park


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