When is the One World: Together At Home concert and who will be performing? – The Sun
LADY Gaga and Global Citizen have pulled a few strings and are getting the biggest names in entertainment and the celeb world together for the One World: Together At Home concert.
The massive global gig is in support of the WHO and frontline healthcare workers like our NHS heroes. Here's all you need to know and how to get involved.
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When is the One World: Together At Home concert?
The special will be broadcast on all major TV networks and stations and live-streamed online at 1am tonight (Sunday, April 19 / 5pm Saturday April 18 in LA).
The gig will go on for a staggering six hours with more content available online.
Who will be performing?
The insane line up includes pretty much every talent on the international A-List.
It will host live streams from literally everyone – musicians to comedians, sporting stars, actors and other major celebs and leaders.
Highlights from the UK include entertainment heavyweights like Sir Elton John, Chris Martin/Coldplay, Sir Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, the Beckhams, Annie Lennox, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Lewis Hamilton, Liam Payne, Nial Horan, Sam Smith, Pierce Brosnan, and Idris and Sabrina Elba.
Andrea Bocelli will perform following his mesmerizing Easter performance, Lady Gaga has been working off her feet to get the gig curated and Taylor Swift is getting involved too.
You can find the full line up here.
Who are the hosts?
US late night legends Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert will host the event.
What is One World: Together At Home?
One World: Together At Home is a virtual concert, organized by WHO and international advocacy organization Global Citizen, that will bring together people who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to take meaningful actions to protect health and to support the global COVID-19 response.
It will also celebrate and support brave healthcare workers doing life-saving work on the frontlines.
Director-General of WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said: “We may have to be apart physically for a while, but we can still come together virtually to enjoy great music.
"The ‘One World: Together At Home’ concert represents a powerful show of solidarity against a common threat.”
The digital special will include additional artists and performances from all over the globe as well as unique stories from the world's healthcare heroes.
How to watch One World: Together At Home?
You can watch the gig on the WHO's main social media channels, and on their YouTube account here where it will be live-streamed.
You can also see it live on BBC1.
The event will also be streamed online on multiple global platforms, including: Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.
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