Just announced, R. Kelly’s new song, “Sign of a Victory” will be the official song of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. R. Kelly and the Soweto Spiritual Singers will perform the song at the opening ceremony, June 11th at the Johannesburg Soccer City Stadium.
All proceeds from the song will benefit African charities including the official campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup “20 Centers for 2010.”
“I feel blessed that ‘Sign Of A Victory’ was selected to be part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup,” Kells said. “The FIFA World Cup is an event that brings the world together and inspires us to be and do the best we can. It’s this uplifting feeling that I tried to capture in the song.”
“It’s also a great honor to perform with the Soweto Spiritual Singers,” he added. “They represent the best of South Africa and I’m proud to work with such a talented group.”
Click here to listen to R. Kelly’s “Sign of a Victory”, and look out for the song on Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album, to be released on May 31st/June 1st.