After series of event cancellation, a two-hour gig from our three favorite artists will be streamed across the world next weekend.
Lady Gaga, Lizzo and Billie Eilish signed up to take part with 'One World: Together at Home' Global Citizen concert, who teamed up with the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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The Global Citizen scheme is to make everyone enjoy a night of incredible music with different artists like Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, John Legend, Niall Horan and Anne-Marie as well as Q&As for an incredible cause - to support healthcare workers and the WHO.
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The virtual concert will be broad cast across the world on Saturday 18th April, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert.
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Other top artist includes; Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Sir Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Sir Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, and Stevie Wonder.
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In the US, the concert will be available on ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks and iHeartMedia at 5pm PT and 8pm ET on Saturday 18th April while in UK, BBC One will run the programme on Sunday 19th April. Other broadcasters include Bell Media networks and platforms in Canada as well as beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group, and RTE.
You can also watch the concert via streaming platforms including Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo, and YouTube.
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During the WHO's press briefing this week, Lady Gaga revealed that $35 million (£28.5 million) has already been raised over the last week.
"It is so important to think globally and support the World Health Organisation to curb the pandemic and prevent future outbreaks. We want to highlight the gravity of this historical, unprecedented, and cultural movement."
The fund has already provided PPE to 75 countries, including more than 800,000 surgical masks, 54,000 N95 face masks, 873,000 gloves, 85,000 gowns, 15,000 goggles, and 24,000 face shields and 1.5 million diagnostic kits was sent to 126 countries.
Director-general of the WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, explained:
"The World Health Organisation is committed to defeating the coronavirus pandemic with science and public health measures, and supporting the health workers who are on the frontlines of the response.”
"We may have to be apart physically for a while, but we can still come together virtually to enjoy great music. The One World: Together at Home concert represents a powerful show of solidarity against a common threat."
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