Live 8 18 years old

One day. One concert. One world.

Live 8

On 2 July 2005 an estimated 3 billion people came together in the fight against extreme poverty. LIVE 8 - 10 concerts featuring over 1000 musicians from across the globe - asked people not for their money, but for their voice.

Credits

Live 8 Cast

Name Character
Will Smith He was 37, now 55 years old
Snoop Dogg He was 34, now 52 years old as Himself
Michelle Williams She was 25, now 43 years old as Herself
Madonna She was 47, now 65 years old as Herself
Joss Stone She was 18, now 36 years old as Herself
Kanye West He was 28, now 46 years old as Himself
James Brown He was 72, 73 years old when he died as Himself
Eddie Izzard He was 43, now 62 years old as Himself
Adam Levine He was 26, now 44 years old as Himself
Kelly Rowland She was 24, now 43 years old as Herself
Snow Patrol as Themselves
Elton John He was 58, now 76 years old as Himself
Paul McCartney He was 63, now 81 years old as Himself
Mariah Carey She was 36, now 54 years old as Herself
Katherine Jenkins She was 25, now 43 years old as Herself
Jay-Z He was 35, now 54 years old as Himself
Stevie Wonder He was 55, now 73 years old as Himself
Chester Bennington He was 29, 41 years old when he died as Themselves
Alicia Keys She was 24, now 43 years old as Herself
Toby Keith He was 44, now 62 years old as Himself
Keith Urban He was 38, now 56 years old as Himself
Josh Groban He was 24, now 43 years old as Himself
Neil Tennant He was 51, now 69 years old as Himself
Dido She was 33, now 52 years old as Herself
Brian Wilson He was 63, now 81 years old as Himself
Bryan Adams He was 46, now 64 years old as Himself
Chris Löwe He was 16, now 34 years old as Himself
Sarah McLachlan She was 37, now 56 years old as Herself
Robbie Williams He was 31, now 50 years old as Himself
Bob Geldof He was 54, now 72 years old as Himself
Richard Ashcroft He was 34, now 52 years old as Himself
JET as Themselves
Neil Young He was 59, now 78 years old as Himself
George Michael He was 42, 53 years old when he died as Himself
The Proclaimers as Themselves
Travis as Themselves
James Valentine He was 27, now 45 years old as Himself
Muse as Themselves
Razorlight as Themselves
Rob Thomas He was 33, now 52 years old as Himself
UB40 He was 27, now 45 years old as Themselves
Ms. Dynamite She was 24, now 42 years old as Herself
Matt Flynn He was 20, now 38 years old as Himself
Wet Wet Wet as Themselves
Vusi Mahlasela He was 40, now 59 years old as Himself
The Killers as Themselves
Def Leppard He was 28, now 47 years old as Themselves
Velvet Revolver as Themselves
Stephen Marley He was 33, now 51 years old as Himself
Will Young He was 26, now 45 years old as Himself
Texas as Themselves
1 Giant Leap as Themselves
Kaiser Chiefs as Themselves
Annie Lennox She was 50, now 69 years old as Herself
Midge Ure He was 52, now 70 years old as Himself
R.E.M. He was 25, now 44 years old as Themselves
Jesse Carmichael He was 26, now 44 years old as Himself
Placebo as Themselves
Youssou N'Dour He was 46, now 64 years old as Himself
Daniel Powter He was 34, now 53 years old as Himself
Jars Of Clay as Themselves
Rita Marley She was 59, now 77 years old as Herself
Pete Doherty He was 26, now 44 years old as Himself
The Thrills as Themselves
Beyoncé She was 24, now 42 years old as Herself
The Police was 28, now 47 years old as Himself

Live 8 Crew

Name Department
Live 8 poster
Live 8 (18 years)

One day. One concert. One world.

  • Release day: Monday, November 07, 2005
  • Runtime: 540 minutes