The Killers, Billie Eilish, Chris Martin, Billie-Joe Armstrong, Stevie Wonder, Alanis Morrissette, Lizzo and Sir Paul McCartney are among those set to perform for ‘One World: Together at Home’ charity livestream, in support of the World Health Organisation on Saturday April 18th. Highlights will be aired on BBC One at 7:15pm on Sunday.
The star-studded concert is set to celebrate health careworkers, with proceeds donated to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, as well as local and regional charities supporting all those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Late night US show hosts Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, and the cast of Sesame Street will host the stream later this month.
The full lineup of musicians and celebrities set to take part in the special are below:
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In a statement, Global Citizen’s co-founder and CEO Hugh Evans said: “As we honor and support the heroic efforts of community health workers, One World: Together at Home aims to serve as a source of unity and encouragement in the global fight to end COVID-19. Through music, entertainment and impact, the global live-cast will celebrate those who risk their own health to safeguard everyone else’s.”