Tune in for a global concert
On Sept 25, music lovers should make sure not to miss Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour global event broadcasting from six continents. It will feature the world's biggest artists, celebrities and leaders coming together to defend the planet and defeat poverty. Join in for a once-in-a-generation event and the biggest of its kind since Live Aid back in the mid-80s.
Artists like Billie Eilish, Jennifer Lopez, Coldplay and Lizzo have been announced for the New York City show while Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat and H.E.R. will perform in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Femi Kuti, Tiwa Savage and Made Kuti will lead the Lagos concert line-up.
Global Citizen Live will feature performances from all over the world, including New York City, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Seoul, Sydney and Lagos. Additional locations and event-specific details will be announced in the weeks ahead, in accordance with local health and safety restrictions. The event will be broadcast and streamed by ABC, BBC, FX, Hulu, YouTube, TIME and Twitter.
Global Citizen Live is part of Global Citizen's 2021 global campaign. The concerts are slated to raise awareness about climate change, famine and vaccine equity and coincides with the United Nations General Assembly in September.
"This year, our objective is a focus on three big things. First, we want to make sure that the world responds to urgent climate challenges. Second, we're responding to the hunger crisis currently afflicting 41 million people in the Horn of Africa. Third, the ongoing issue of vaccine equity will also be highlighted. If we want to get Covid-19 under control, we need to get a billion doses to those who need it most by the end of September," said Global Citizen co-founder and CEO Hugh Evans.
For more information on performances as well as details about how fans can support Global Citizen's mission, visit GlobalCitizenLive.org.