So will be the Live Aid of the coronavirus

Musicians from all over the world, as the u.s. Taylor Swift, the colombian Juanes, or the Italian Andrea Bocelli will open the doors of their homes to provide musical performances


Over a hundred international artists, from Paul McCartney to Maluma and Jennifer Lopez, will participate this weekend in a macroevento solidarity, convened by the WHO and Lady Gaga, with more than eight hours of music that are relayed around the world by the crisis of the coronavirus.

The initiative will recall the historic “Live Aid“of 1985, which brought to an audience millionaire to Queen, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, U2, and Madonna, among others, to fight hunger in Africa.

It was a quote that marked a before and an after, according to the legendary song “We Are The World” and in the Freddie Mercury and his band gave which for many is the best performance of the rock history.

By then, more than 40% of the world population followed the relay, with two macroconciertos in Philadelphia (USA) and London, plus events in other countries, which raised more than $ 100 million.

The strange circumstances that lives on the planet have taken to organize another event to unite the population in the same way, under the motto “One World: Together in the Home”. Although on this occasion there will be scenarios or public.


Musicians from all over the world, as the american Taylor Swiftthe colombian Juanes, or the Italian Andrea Bocelli will open the doors of your home to provide musical performances.

It will be an event in two parts.

First, on Saturday the 18th will start a marathon six hours of live music from the hand of a hundred artists that will act on most social platforms as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.

The appointment will culminate with a large concert of two hours, with international stars that will be broadcast Saturday night on television in the U.S. starting at 00:00 GMT.

The rest of the world will be able to follow him on the internet and in addition to some television channels european, such as the BBC, have confirmed that it will be given during the Sunday morning.

So will be the Live Aid of the coronavirus


To organize this event has joined forces with the World Health Organization (WHO), the charity organization Global Citizen and the superstar Lady Gaga, ambassador of the initiative to add to his colleagues in the profession.

The goal is to raise money for the Fund in Response to the COVID-19, although with a substantial difference with respect to the “Live Aid“who took as a model: does Not intend to collect donations directly through the public.

Already warned us about the own Lady Gaga when he presented the idea: “we Want to raise the money before going on air. When we are live, keep their wallets, their credit cards and enjoy the show”.

Therefore, the ambition of this new “Live Aid“is to unite people who are confined to the length and breadth of the planet, to offer a distraction and leave the responsibility to donate in the hands of big companies and world leaders.

For the moment, organizers say they have gathered more than $ 35 million.

So will be the Live Aid of the coronavirus


The poster was a gathering of about 150 artists of the first level and of different genders, ages, generations and countries.

On the one hand will act mythical of the music that were already present in the historic event of 1985, as Paul McCartney, Elton John and Stevie Wonder.

There will also be a place to Latin rhythms with Jennifer Lopez, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, Maluma, Anitta and J Balvin, which is divided between the concert main and prior actions.

Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish and Lizzo, among others, made the slope more, “pop”, which will link young stars with veterans like Alanis Morissette, Chris Martin and Celine Dion.

Between the european representatives will be the Italian Andrea Bocelli, the French Angèle and Christine and the Queens and the british Jessie J.

Virtually all of the social networks and internet platforms broadcasting the event, from Instagram or Twitter to tech giants such as Apple, Amazon and Alibaba.

So will be the Live Aid of the coronavirus


The mere fact that so many artists of first level, choose to open the doors of their houses to unite their voices at the same time in a quarantine global is already something noteworthy.

In addition, it is necessary to add the support of virtually all the tech giants that have shaped the style of life of 2020, very different from that 1985.

The lack of public, without multitude and without complicity shared will make it impossible to revive a historical action as Queen at Wembley Stadium, but this macroevento, without a body, in social isolation and through screens, he could become this weekend at one of the symbols of the strange circumstances that the world has been experiencing. EFE

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