Prince William to host charity event with Taylor Swift

UNITED KINGDOM, London : Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge leaves Victoria Embankment Gardens after attending the turf-cutting ceremony for a new Korean War Memorial in London, on November 5, 2013, as President Park Geun-Hye begins a state visit to Britain. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE (Photo credit should read ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images) ANDREW COWIE

Kensington Palace will be rocking out on Nov. 26.

Taylor Swift is headlining a charitable event at The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's home, which is set to be transformed into a winter wonderland. Jon Bon Jovi and James Blunt are also scheduled to perform during the Winter Whites Gala.

The event will benefit the charity Centrepoint, which aims to combat homelessness and is a cause that William and Prince Harry are both closely involved with. The evening is being produced by Hollywood screenwriter and producer Danielle Alexandra, a trustee of the charity. She says she has seen how young lives "have been transformed by the extraordinary work of Centrepoint and by Prince William's genuine and heartfelt dedication to the young people affected by homelessness."

Bon Jovi will also be honored with the Centrepoint Great Britain Youth Inspiration Award, for his humanitarian work as founder of the Soul Foundation, which aids families and individuals in economic despair.

The Doctor Zhivago-themed concert will also include performances by singer Eliza Doolittle, classical violinist Charlie Siem, and the street dance troupe Flawless (which won "Britain's Got Talent" in 2009).

  • Lesley Savage

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