Music legends such as Elton John, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder will participate next week in the concert of solidarity virtual One World: Together At Home (One World: Together in the Home) to honor the fight against the pandemic COVID-19, as announced Lady Gagaparticipant and an advocate during a video conference with the director of the World Health Organization.
Worried from the beginning of the crisis, Lady Gaga, who postponed the release of her highly anticipated album Chromatica considering that “now is not the time”, has been working privately to encourage colleagues, celebrities, and entrepreneurs to create a common fund for donations to address the pandemic that has in vilo to the world.
“We ask them to leave their wallets aside and simply enjoy the show that they so deserve”
This Monday, the artist presented this initiative with the director-general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesusafter announcing that he has collaborated, along with leaders of major companies, and electronic companies, on revenue of $ 35 million (nearly 33 billion euros) to help that agency to fund the research of treatments and vaccines against coronavirus.
“We want to celebrate the spirit of global unity that has been awakened in this very difficult time”, said Gaga. “We are very grateful to all the healthcare professionals around the world that are on the front line in the fight against the pandemic, that is a catastrophe. The research is very important to end the epidemic and prevent future outbreaks,” he said, insisting that no one will have to pay anything to see this show. “This time, we ask them to leave their wallets aside and simply enjoy the show they so richly deserve”, concluded.
The award-winning singer took advantage of the occasion to extend their support “to all the people who have lost their jobs” due to the crisis.
Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon will be the host of One World: Together At Homethat also pay tribute to those affected by the virus and will be held to health care workers that fight is directly the disease.
In the concert will pay tribute to the health workers around the world who are leading the efforts to combat the pandemic, will also be Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Chris Martin, John Legend, Keith Urban, Lizzo, Eddie Vedder, Kacey Musgraves, J Balvin, Keith Urban, Billie Joe Armstrong, Burna Boy, Billie Eilish and Finneas, Idris Elba, Malumathe pianist chinese Lang Lang and other stars not involved in the music scene, as exfutbolista David Beckham, Kerry Washington, Priyanka Chopra, Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, as described by the american singer and philanthropist australian, co-founder and CEO of Global Citizen, Hugh Evans, another of the promoters of the initiative.
The special, which will be issued Saturday, April 18 at 5 p. m PT/ 8 p. m ET on ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS, iHeartRadio and Bell Media networks and other platforms in Canada. Internationally, BBC One will broadcast the program on Sunday, April 19, with the international support of international broadcasters including beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group, and RTE. You can also look online at various global platforms such as Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, iHeartRadio, Instagram, Tencen, Tencent, Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Verizon Media, Yahoo, and YouTube.
In addition to boosting a combined action to support the Fund’s Response to the Solidarity COVID-19 of the WHO, the transmission will highlight the stories heroícas of the health workers of the world, as well as messages of gratitude and appreciation of those who have tried.
The Background Response of Solidarity has already made a big impact around the world. The latest data provided by the WHO indicate that they sent personal protective equipment (PPE) to 68 countries, including more than 700,000 surgical masks, 51,000 masks N95, 727,000 gloves, 85,000 robes, almost 14,000 glasses and more than 20,000 face shields. It has also sent 1.5 million diagnostic kits to 120 countries, and has established courses on-line multilingual who have reached 176,000 professionals until now.
On the other hand, the benefit concert a stellar header by Elton John and that had entries such as Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Gaga, Ellen DeGeneres, Dave Grohl and Billie Joe Armstrong, among others, raised over 10 million dollars that were sent to Feeding America and First Responders Children’s Foundation. Steven Spielberg has commissioned the food for professionals medical center Providence Saint Joseph. The filmmaker, in addition to, donated $ 500,000 to the los Angeles city Council to meet the expenses arising from the purchase of medical equipment and pay attention to minors and vulnerable old people by this health crisis. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a donation of $ 1 million in masks and medical equipment to combat the coronavirus.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Apple, Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Steve Jobs, and Oprah created the background America’s Food Fund that will help to feed the most affected by the epidemic in the united States, including the children who depend on school lunch programs, low-income families, the elderly and people who face interruptions in the work.
Rihanna, Jay-Z, Pink, Jennifer Aniston, Dolly Parton, Madonna, Ricky Martin, Chiara Ferragni and Fedez and series-themed medical, lto Academy of motion picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar)the Recording academy (Grammy’s), among others, joined in the last few weeks to help alleviate the devastation caused by the pandemic.