Others appearing include Amy Poehler, Andrea Bocelli, Awkwafina, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Céline Dion, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Jennifer Lopez, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, LL Cool J, Lupita Nyong’o, Maluma, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Pharrell Williams, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sam Smith, Shah Rukh Khan, Shawn Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift and Usher.
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The concert, a partnership between Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO), will be broadcast live on ABC, NBC, CBS and the CW on Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT. It will stream on Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, iHeartMedia, and Bell Media networks and platforms in Canada.
The April 18 concert is part of a campaign by Global Citizen launched in March in support of the WHO’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The concert is part of an effort to call on governments, corporations, and philanthropists to step up their investments in global health.
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Proceeds will be directed to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO to support and equip front-line health care workers around the world, with masks, gowns and other vital equipment, and to local charities that provide food, shelter and health care, according to organizers.
For more information about Global Citizen and the campaign to support the WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund, visit globalcitizen.org.