The great figures of music, from JLo, Lady Gaga and Billie Eilish to Paul McCartney or Luis Fonsi, joined their voices in a festival of music virtual in support of the medical staff that is on the frontline fighting against the coronavirus.
During the festival One World: Together at Homeconvened by the World Health Organization and the NGO Global Citizen, the artists not only performed songs from their homes, but also gave to the world a message of solidarity and faith.
“Let us remember here that in these complicated times is still a lot of goodness, hope and joy in the world,” declared the famous actor Matthew McConaughey.
In turn, the actress Sarah Jessica Parker gave thanks to the medical staff of Elmhurst hospital in New York, the city most affected by the coronavirus. “They are heroes. We will always be grateful for the sacrifices they made to keep the community safe and healthy,” he said.
One of the hosts of the event, the host, Jimmy Fallon, surprised everyone with his gift for music to interpret a cover success Safety Dancegroup Men Without Hats, while the physicians from different parts of the world they performed a fun dance.
For his part, Elton John dedicated his topic Lady Madonna “the real heroes, the workers of the health system”. The comedian Jack Black, in turn, shared it with all of your fun exercise routine.
Among the stars who took part in the megaconcierto —which has already been compared to the legendary Live Aid, organized in 1985 to raise funds against poverty in Africa— will also include Juanes, Paul McCartney, Sebastian Yatra, Maluma, Camila Cabello, Natti Natasha, J Balvin, and many more.
In addition to songs, during the megaconcierto also broadcast the testimonies of the doctors themselves, in which they narrated their harsh experiences during the pandemic.