Launch Radio Networks is reporting that QUEEN's "We Are The Champions" is among the five finalists for BRITs25: The Best Song Award, choosing the best British song of the past 25 years to commemorate the silver anniversary of Great Britain's Grammy counterpart, the Brit Awards. "We Are The Champions" joins four other songs selected by listeners of BBC Radio 2, including JOY DIVISION's "Love Will Tear Us Apart", KATE BUSH's "Wuthering Heights", ROBBIE WILLIAMS' "Angels", and WILL YOUNG's "Leave Right Now". The winner will be announced on February 9 at the Brits ceremony in London, England.
The surviving members of QUEEN will be touring this year with former BAD COMPANY/FREE singer Paul Rodgers, commencing March 19 at the Nelson Mandela 46664 AIDS Awareness Concert in South Africa. North American dates are expected in the late summer and fall.