Global Citizen and the World Health Organization have announced for 18 April “One World: Together at Home”a two-hour special in the midst of the pandemic of coronavirus that is transmitted simultaneously throughout the world in ABC, CBS and NBC (among many other social media platforms), and will be presented by the hosts of the primetime all three of these channels: Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert.
Between the networks and platforms that convey the special, in addition to ABC, CBS and NBCare the signs of ViacomCBS, Telefe in Argentina, iHeart Media and Bell Media, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Amazon Prime Video, and Apple Music, among others.
The assembly of the special with the participation of Lady Gaga, who was present at a press conference of the WHO the Monday morning to announce that it has helped to raise USD 35 million in the past seven days for the organization.
“One World: Together at Home” will feature the performances of Paul McCartney, Elton John, Billie Eilish and Finneas, Lizzo, Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Kacey Musgraves, J Balvin, Keith Urban, Alanis Morissette, Lang Lang, Andrea Bocelli , Billie Joe Armstrong, Burna Boy and Maluma.
You will also participate Keith Urban, Kerry Washington and David Beckham.
“Celebrate the workers of the health in the first line of the pandemic will be a crucial component of the special, said Hugh Evans, co-founder / CEO of Global Citizen. “As we honor and support the heroic efforts of the workers of community health, One World: Together At Home is intended to serve as a source of unity and encouragement in the global fight to end COVID-19,” Evans said in a statement. “Through the music, the entertainment and the impact, the live program will be held to those who risk their own health in order to safeguard the others”.
The World Health Organization is committed to defeating the pandemic of coronavirus with scientific measures and public health, and support health care workers who are in the first line of the response,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, in a statement. “We may have to be physically separated for a time, but still we can come together virtually to enjoy good music. The concert “One World: Together at Home” represents a powerful show of solidarity against a common threat”.
In the last three weeks, the transmissions daily Together At Home has presented performances of artists such as Chris Martin, John Legend, Charlie Puth, Common, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, Niall Horan, Steve Aoki, Jennifer Hudson, Miguel , HER, Anthony Hamilton, Rufus Wainwright, Hozier and Julianne Hough, among others in support of the campaign of the WHO and Global Citizen.
The initiative was created in support of the Fund of Solidary Answer COVID-19 of the WHO that you offer equip the health care workers first-line in all over the world, with masks, robes and other essential items, and to local charities that provide food, shelter, and medical care. to those who need it most.