Recently announced additions for the special include Celine Dion, Ellen DeGeneres, Amy Poehler, Awkwafina, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, LL Cool J, Lupita Nyong’o, Matthew McConaughey, Oprah Winfrey, Pharrell Williams, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, Usher, and Victoria Beckham.
Leading up to the broadcast will be a six-hour streamed event featuring appearances from Annie Lennox, Adam Lambert, The Killers, Rita Ora, Samuel L. Jackson, Jack Black, Jennifer Hudson, Kesha and more.
The previously announced lineup for the special includes Billie Joe Armstrong, Sir Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish and Finneas, J Balvin, David Beckham, Andrea Bocelli, Burna Boy, Idris and Sabrina Elba, Sir Elton John, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, Lang Lang, John Legend, Lizzo, Maluma, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Paul McCartney, Alanis Morissette, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder, Kerry Washington, and Stevie Wonder.
The event finds Global Citizen partnering with the World Health Organization, with ABC, NBC, Viacom CBS Networks, iHeart Media and Canada’s Bell Media networks all set to air the special, which premieres Saturday, April 18th at 8PM ET and 5PM PT. The show will also screen on beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group and RTE internationally.
The virtual broadcast will raise money to help health care workers who are working hard to fight back against the coronavirus.
Learn more about the event and how you can help Global Citizen’s efforts here.