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Rolling Stones to Host Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga and the Black Keys

Guests will join rockers for pay-per-view special December 15th

Bruce Springsteen/Lady Gaga
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December 10, 2012 7:20 AM ET

Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga and the Black Keys will appear with the Rolling Stones December 15th at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, as part of a concert that will be telecast live on pay-per-view as "One More Shot."

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"We're excited these extraordinary artists, Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga and the Black Keys, had agreed to help celebrate our 50th anniversary as we share the night live with our fans all over the world," the Stones said in a statement on the band's official app. "Now the fun begins of trying to figure out the best songs to perform together."

Gaga apparently didn't take much convincing: "He had me at 'Hello, it's Mick,'" she tweeted.

The show is the last of the band's three U.S. "50 and Counting" performances this month, following a pair of shows in London in November where guests included Jeff Beck and Mary J. Blige, and Eric Clapton and Florence Welch, respectively. The Stones performed this past Saturday with Blige and Gary Clark Jr. at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and the group also plays December 13th in Newark. There's been no word on special guests for that show. The Stones will also perform this week as part of the "12-12-12" concert to raise money for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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