Entertainers from across the world, including Lady Gaga, will “gather” to perform for a social televised show, the funds earned through which will be used to buy protective equipment for health care people working tirelessly to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The show will take place on April 18, said Lady Gaga during a call with the World Health Organization (WHO).
“We are all so very grateful to all of the health-care professionals across the country and the world who are on the front lines during COVID-19,” she said on the call.
Besides foreign artists, the special will also have the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra performing for you live.
The complete slate of artists includes: Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder.
When And Where
The special will be broadcast live starting at 8 pm ET (12 AM on 19 April in India) on ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks and iHeartMedia, as well as on Bell Media networks and platforms in Canada.
Internationally, BBC One will run the program on April 19, with international broadcasters that include beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group and RTE.
The virtual broadcast will be a multi-hour digital broadcast and will also stream on Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo, and YouTube.