GLOBAL CITIZEN ANNOUNCES NEW ARTISTS, SUPPORTERS AND CORPORATE PARTNERS TO JOIN THE ‘ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME’ GLOBAL SPECIAL TO CELEBRATE AND SUPPORT HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
‘One World: Together At Home’ Global Special to Air on Saturday, April 18 in Celebration and Support of Healthcare Workers, Broadcast to Feature Real Experiences from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World
Powered by Commitments from Supporters and Corporate Partners, Including Analog Devices, Cisco, Citi, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, GSK, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, P&G, PepsiCo, State Farm, Target, Teneo, Verizon, Vodafone and WW International, Broadcast Special to Benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund
Expanded ‘One World: Together At Home’ Artist Lineup Also Announced to Help Uplift Local and Regional Charities that Provide Food, Shelter and Healthcare to Those that Need Help Most
(Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – New York, NY) – International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced an expanded list of artists that will appear in the One World: Together At Home global broadcast special, including TK. Bringing great entertainment to support brave healthcare workers doing life-saving work on the front lines, and in support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, the artist community has coalesced to offer a unified response.
Artists supporting the digital One World: Together At Home global special, intended to reach millions more individuals around the world, include Adam Lambert, Andra Day Angèle, Anitta, Annie Lennox, Becky G, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Billy Ray Cyrus, Black Coffee, Bridget Moynahan, Burna Boy, Cassper Nyovest, Charlie Puth, Christine & The Queens, Common, Connie Britton, Danai Gurira, Delta Goodrem, Don Cheadle, Eason Chan, Ellie Goulding, Erin Richards, FINNEAS, Heidi Klum, Hozier, Hussain Al Jasmi, Jack Black, Jacky Cheung, Jack Johnson, Jameela Jamil, James McAvoy, Jason Segel, Jennifer Hudson, Jess Glynne, Jessie J, Jessie Reyez, John Legend, Juanes, Kesha, Lady Antebellum, Lang Lang, Lea Michele, Leslie Odom Jr., Lewis Hamilton, Liam Payne, Lili Reinhart, Lilly Singh, Lily Tomlin, Lindsey Vonn, Lisa Mishra, Lola Lennox, Luis Fonsi, Maren Morris, Matt Bomer, Megan Rapinoe, Milky Chance, Natti Natasha, NCT 127, Niall Horan, P.K. Subban, Picture This, Rita Ora, Sam Heughan, Samuel L Jackson, Sebastián Yatra, Sheryl Crow, Sho Madjozi, Sofi Tukker, SuperM, Tim Gunn, Vishal Mishra and Zucchero.
HUGH EVANS, Co-Founder and CEO of Global Citizen, said “‘One World: Together At Home’ is designed to lift up heroic efforts of community health workers around the world and support the global fight to end COVID-19. Commitments from world leaders, the business community and philanthropists – alongside noteworthy group musicians, comedians and artists – have listened to the public’s call for action. Together, we are locking arms across socio-economic, ethnic, gender and geographic backgrounds, to show up as one human race. This pandemic is too large for governments to tackle alone. We must come together as a global community to stop future pandemics before they start — a virus anywhere can mean a virus everywhere.”
Global Citizen also announced corporate supporters that have stepped up to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by the UN Foundation. Commitments from One World: Together at Home partners will help fund and equip frontline healthcare workers with masks, gowns and other vital equipment. Local charities that provide food, shelter and healthcare to those that need it most will also receive support from One World: Together At Home efforts.
As part of the One World: Together At Home campaign Global Citizen has partnered with Analog Devices, Cisco, Citi, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, GSK, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, P&G, PepsiCo, State Farm, Target, Teneo, Verizon, Vodafone and WW International to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO and regional charities that are working to meet immediate COVID-19-related needs locally. As well, Global Citizen’s corporate partners have stepped up their efforts in responding to COVID-19 even further to support this initiative.
A historic, first-of-its kind global broadcast event, One World: Together At Home will air on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PDT/8:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 a.m. GMT appearing on ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks, iHeartMedia and Bell Media networks and platforms in Canada. Internationally, BBC One will run the program on Sunday April 19, 2020. Additional international broadcasters include AXS TV, beIN Media Group, IMDb, MultiChoice Group, RTE and TK TK. The virtual broadcast streaming at 11:00 a.m. PDT/2:00 p.m. EDT/6:00 p.m. GMT will inspire unity among all people who are affected by COVID-19. Streaming partners include Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Joox, LiveXLive, Roku, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.
Artists announced today join a lineup of entertainers curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga and unveiled last week, including Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham,, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder.
At this critical moment in history, Global Citizen is also calling on individuals, governments, and philanthropists to join and support immediate COVID-19 response efforts. Changemakers, investors and foundation leaders are being urged to actualize their giving and invest quickly in related efforts, like stronger health systems and vaccine development.
One World: Together At Home will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon of ‘The Tonight Show,’ Jimmy Kimmel of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ and Stephen Colbert of ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.’ Friends from Sesame Street will also be on hand to help unify and inspire people around the world to take meaningful actions that increase support for the global COVID-19 response.
Last month in response to the global pandemic, Global Citizen launched an urgent campaign in support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO.. Calling on individuals to take action, and asking world leaders and corporations to support the response with sufficient resources, Global Citizens from over 130 countries around the world have taken tens of thousands of actions in support of the response fund. For information about how to tune in and take action, visit www.globalcitizen.org/togetherathome.
For more information about Global Citizen and their campaign to support the WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund, please visit globalcitizen.org and follow @GlblCtzn Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GlobalCitizen.
To learn more about WHO’s response to the pandemic and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, please go to www.who.int/COVID-19 and follow @WHO on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.
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