The singers Anitta, Gente de Zona, Fonseca, Eladio Carrion, Rafa Pabon, Gigolo and the Exce and Archangel will be the inducements latino Music Lives, a festival virtual, which will be held from 17 to 19 April, and will raise funds to help the members of the music industry affected by the coronavirus.
The digital radio LiveXLive unveiled this Monday this special event with 48 hours of uninterrupted programming for “streaming” and that you account with the platform of video TikTok as one of its organizers.
The money that you get from Music Lives will go to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, an emergency fund established by the Recording Academy, which each year award the Grammy foundation and MusiCares to assist the members of the music industry whose economic situation has been greatly compromised after the break of the sector by the global crisis of the coronavirus.
Billboard magazine, explained that, in addition to the delegation of Latin, there will be other artists in the Music Lives such as Nas, Matoma or Swae Lee.
“Community and connection are at the heart of the live music and it is our mission in Music Lives bring that heart to the comfort of the homes of people all over the world during this time of social distancing,” he said in a press release Dermot McCormack, president of LiveXLive.
SUPPORT TO THE HEALTH SECTOR
The transmission will feature big stars, who support the health care workers of the first line and the WHO.
At the global level will include appearances from artists such as Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney, Eddie Vedder, Lizzo and Lady Gaga, who support you to heal the world concert.
Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert will host the special.
In an official statement, Dermot McCormack, president of LiveXLive, a platform for transmission events in vivo, said: “the world, including the music industry, has gone crazy in the last six weeks.”
Community and connection are at the heart of the live music and our mission with Music Lives is to bring that heart to the comfort of the homes of people all over the world during this time of “social distancing”.
It is not clear how long they will last these circumstances and this festival several days and several genera can become something more than a single event in a long period of significant programming. Along with TikTok and these incredible artists will join our global village with music.”
Music fans will be able not only to enjoy performances live from your favorite artists and know the homes and private studios of the musicians, but that Music Lives also will provide programming on health and well-being related to the confinement by the coronavirus.
“Together with TikTok and these incredible artists will join our global village with music,” added McCormack.
For his part, the head of partnerships and content of TikTok in north America, Corey Sheridan, said that they are “proud” of being associated with LiveXLive to create “an immersive experience, several days and with ‘streaming’ live” that will serve to “support artists, composers and music professionals through the MusiCares”