Lady Gaga announces event with Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish and more, to fight against the coronavirus


6 apr (Reuters) – The superstar pop Lady Gaga announced on Monday a television broadcast that will feature Paul McCartney, Lizzo, Billie Eilish and other artists to support the health workers that deal with the global outbreak of coronavirus.

The event, called “One World: Together at Home”, will be broadcast on multiple television networks and digital networks all over the world on the 18th of April. Will be hosted by comedians Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert.

Gagawho said that helped in the selection of celebrities, Monday presented the project, a joint effort with the activist group Global Citizen, at the behest of the World Health Organization (WHO).

The organizers already have raised $ 35 million to help with the crisis, he said Gaga. The money will benefit the Fund of Solidarity Response COVID-19 of the WHO, whose goal is to raise funds before the transmission, so that viewers can “sit back and enjoy the program they deserve,” he added.

The event will also feature performances from Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Elton John, John Legend, Keith Urban and Stevie Wonder, among others, according to the release.

(Reporting by Lisa Richwine. Edited in Spanish by Lucila Sigal)