NEW ARTISTS SET TO JOIN THE ‘ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME’ GLOBAL SPECIAL TO CELEBRATE AND SUPPORT HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – April 14, 2020 – An expanded list of artists will appear in the “One World: Together At Home” global broadcast special, which will air across NBC, ABC, CBS and other global networks and platforms on Saturday, April 18 from 8-10 p.m. PT/ET.
Joining the broadcast are artists including Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler, Awkwafina, Camila Cabello, Celine Dion, Ellen DeGeneres, 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, the six-hour digital version of “One World: Together At Home,” intended to reach millions more individuals around the world, will begin streaming at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET and include appearances by Adam Lambert, Andra Day, Angèle, Anitta, Annie Lennox, Becky G, Ben Platt, Billy Ray Cyrus, Black Coffee, Bridget Moynahan, Burna Boy, Cassper Nyovest, Charlie Puth, Christine and 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, Leslie Odom Jr., Lewis Hamilton, Liam Payne, Lili Reinhart, Lilly Singh, Lindsey Vonn, Lisa Mishra, Lola Lennox, Luis Fonsi, Maren Morris, Matt Bomer, Megan Rapinoe, Michael Bublé, Milky Chance, Naomi Osaka, Natti Natasha, Niall Horan, Nomzamo Mbatha, P.K. Subban, Picture This, Rita Ora, Samuel L Jackson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sebastián Yatra, Sheryl Crow, Sho Madjozi, SOFI TUKKER, SuperM, The Killers, Tim Gunn, Vishal Mishra and Zucchero.
Providing 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 announced today join a lineup of entertainers curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga and unveiled last week, including Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, 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.
As previously announced, the two-hour program will be hosted by a trio of network late night hosts: Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert. Friends from “Sesame Street” will also be on hand to help unify and inspire people around the world. Audrey Morrissey (“The Voice,” “Songland”) and Live Animals will produce the special in partnership with Global Citizen.
The show will lift viewer’s spirits with exclusive, special cameos from the worlds of music and arts, sports superstars, and comedic sketches, while always drawing back to its core purpose- to educate and inform on COVID-19 risks, prevention and response. The broadcast will feature interviews with experts from WHO as well as stories of frontline healthcare workers from around the world-- their courage and sacrifice a reminder of the urgency of this moment.
The special will connect artists with audiences on a global scale, also airing on BBC ONE as well as the following networks and platforms:
- NBCUniversal: NBC, Bravo, E!, MSNBC, MSNBC.com, NBCSN, NBC News, NBCNews.com, NBC News on YouTube, Peacock, SYFY and USA.
- Walt Disney Television: ABC, ABC News Live, Freeform and Nat Geo.
- ViacomCBS: CBS, Channel 5 in the UK, Network 10 in Australia, and Telefe in Argentina; BET and MTV globally across 180+ countries; and CMT, Comedy Central, The CW, Logo, MTV2, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1 in the US.
- Bell Media platforms in Canada, MultiChoice, and RTE.
“One World: Together At Home” will also be a multi-hour digital broadcast streaming online on multiple global platforms, including: Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Hulu, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube. The digital special will include additional artists announced today and performances from all over the globe as well as unique stories from the world's healthcare heroes. For information about how to tune in and take action, visit www.globalcitizen.org/togetherathome.
Commitments from supporters and corporate partners will go to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, powered by the UN Foundation, to support and equip healthcare workers around the world, and to local charities that provide food, shelter, and healthcare to those that need it most. These local groups have been vetted to ensure they are helping communities impacted by COVID-19.
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