Global Citizen Sets New Concert Special With Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Coldplay, J Balvin

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Global Citizen’s “One World: Together at Home” particular in mid-April wasn’t the final of its COVID-19-era all-star reveals. The org introduced Sunday night time {that a} new particular is within the offing — “Global Goal: United for Our Future — The Concert,” set to exit globally June 27 on tv, radio and streaming companies, together with NBC and iHeartMedia in America.

Dwayne Johnson will host the prime-time telecast, which isn’t a telethon however goals to “combat the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on marginalized communities” and urge governments around the globe to make testing and future vaccines out there for the much less advantaged.

Performers introduced embrace Coldplay (one of many first artists to align with Global Citizen), Justin Bieber with Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, J Balvin, Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Usher and Yemi Alade.

The live performance particular follows “Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Summit,” a collection of discussions on scientific progress having to do with vaccines and therapeutics.

Other celebs making non-performing appearances within the live performance telecast embrace Chris Rock, Olivia Colman, Charlize Theron, Billy Porter, Hugh Jackman and plenty of extra. The conversations within the “Summit” portion shall be led by journalists like Katie Couric and Mallika Kapur and embrace Cyrus, Angelique Kidjo and Ken Jeong amongst these speaking with outspoken leaders starting from Melinda Gates to NAACP president Derrick Johnson.

“Global Citizens around the world are calling for systemic change,” Global Citizen co-founder/CEO Hugh Evans mentioned in an announcement — “change that brings about justice for everyone, everywhere, regardless of where they were born or the color of their skin. If we are to end COVID-19 for all, we need our world leaders to commit the billions of dollars needed to equitably deliver testing, treatments and vaccines.” Evans mentioned he hopes the live performance will function “a motivator for change and unity, together with science and data, to honor the problem solvers — including doctors, scientists, lab workers, essential workers and human rights advocates — who are racing to not only create the cure for COVID-19, but also to ensure that it’s available for everyone who needs it.”

The live performance particular shall be co-hosted by Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Streaming companies choosing it up embrace Apple, YouTube, Tidal, Yahoo!, Brut, Roku, Twitch and Insight TV. Additional broadcasters embrace BARÇA TV, Bloomberg Television, Fundación Azteca, Mediacorp, MSNBC, MTV, SiriusXM, Sony Channel Latin America and Turner Latin America.Outside of America, international broadcasters airing the particular embrace ARD, Canal+ Group, RTVE in Europe, Bell Media, CBC, Citytv, and Global TV, in Canada, Grupo Globo in Brazil, MultiChoice Group and SABC in Africa, Fuji TV and Star India in Asia and Channel Nine in Australia.

The summit program may be seen at http://globalgoalunite.org.

Sponsors for the marketing campaign embrace Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon and Vodafone. The live performance particular is being produced by Hamish Hamilton and Done + Dusted, whereas the summit’s producer is Michael Dempsey. Additional producers being named embrace Michele Anthony of Universal Music Group, Declan Kelly of Teneo, Live Nation, Scooter Braun and SB Projects, Adam Leber for Maverick, the Lede Company, Jay Brown for Roc Nation and Derrick Johnson for the NAACP.


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