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YouTube Originals’ “Dear Class of 2020” graduation livestream kicks off tonight at 8pm BST (Sunday, June 7) featuring Lizzo, Beyonce, BTS, Chris Martin, Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, Maluma, Lady Gaga, Barrack and Michelle Obama plus more.
The star-studded virtual ceremony will “centre around the timely themes of hope, resillience, and camaraderie”, to inspire graduates amid the coronavirus pandemic and social justice movements taking place, according to YouTube. Check out the full list of commencement speakers, performers, celebrity guests and YouTube creators below.
Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, BTS, Lady Gaga, Secretary Robert M. Gates, Sundar Pichai, Secretary Condoleezza Rice, Malala Yousafzai
BTS, Chloe x Halle, CNCO, Lizzo + The New York Philharmonic, Maluma, Katy Perry, Megan Thee Stallion, A Performance of “Beautiful Day” Produced by Finneas, featuring Leon Bridges, Camila Cabello, Noah Cyrus, Ty Dolla $ign, Cynthia Erivo, Khalid, Tove Lo, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Ben Platt, A Performance of “Still I Rise” featuring Madison Calley, Misty Copeland, Naya Lovell, Janelle Monáe, Shonda Rhimes, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelly Rowland, Yara Shahidi
JJ Abrams, Ray Allen, La La Anthony, Jack Black, Ian Book, Tom Brady, Erika Brown, Jenna Bush Hager, Andy Cohen, Stephen Colbert, Lana Condor, Cindy Crawford & Kaia Gerber, Joseph Gordon Levitt, DJ D-Nice, Snoop Dogg + Martha Stewart, Billie Eilish, Missy Elliott, Bill & Melinda Gates, Evan Goldberg, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Hamill, Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson, Michael B. Jordan, Colin Jost, Rupi Kaur, Courtney Kemp, Keegan Michael Key, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Kimmel, Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato, Peyton Manning, Camila Mendes, Shawn Mendes, Hasan Minhaj, Natalie Morales, John Mulaney, Katelyn Ohashi, Chris Pine, Antoni Porowski, Billy Porter, Seth Rogen, Phoebe Robinson, Michael Strahan, Taylor Swift, Daisy Ridley, Justin Timberlake, Gabrielle Union & Dwayne Wade, Kerry Washington, Russell Westbrook, Russell Wilson & Ciara, The Cast Of Euphoria – Angus Cloud, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Storm Reid, Zendaya, The Cast of Schitt’s Creek – Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Dan Levy, Annie Murphy, Jenn Robertson, Emily Hampshire, Noah Reid, Karen Robinson, Sarah Levy, Rizwan Manji, The Cast of The Simpsons
Jackie Aina, AsapSCIENCE, Jade Bowler, Emma Chamberlain, Nikkie De Jager, Dude Perfect, John Green, Zane Hijazi & Heath Hussar, Mr. Kate, Sal Khan, Prajakta Koli, Liza Koshy, Margot Lee, Vanessa & Veronica Merrell, Sasha Morga, Mark Rober, The Try Guys
You can tune into the livestream at 8pm here: