The concert is a fundraising effort for frontline healthcare workers and the World Health Organisation, and is run by the humanitarian organisation, Global Citizen, in collaboration with pop icon, Lady Gaga, who curated the event.
The concert features appearances from artists and celebrities like Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Finneas, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, and Stevie Wonder and others. It will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert.
Six hour Digital Broadcast Special:
Date: Saturday, 18th April, 2020
Time: 8pm – 2am (GMT+2)
Listeners can catch the live action within their JOOX app. Just tap on the ‘Live’ button on the homescreen. This is just one of the ways JOOX is looking to alleviate the global pressures of COVID-19 through the power of music.