Elton John to perform in Morocco despite outcry

British musician Elton John attends his concert presented by Chopard company in a new concert hall opened in Barvikha Luxury Village, outside Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. Chopard is a luxury watch, jewelry, and accessories company founded in 1860. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

May 26, 2010 7:41:59 AM PDT
Organizers say Elton John will be the highlight of Morocco's biggest music festival, despite calls by the country's main Islamist party to cancel the British singer's concert because of his homosexuality.