World Citizen live performance particular options Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Coldplay


World Citizen’s “One World: Collectively at Residence” particular in mid-April wasn’t the final of its COVID-19-era all-star exhibits. The org introduced Sunday night time {that a} new particular is within the offing — “World Aim: United for Our Future — The Live performance,” set to exit globally June 27 on tv, radio and streaming companies, together with NBC and iHeartMedia in America.

Dwayne Johnson will host the prime-time telecast, which isn’t a telethon however goals to “fight the disproportionate affect of COVID-19 on marginalized communities” and urge governments world wide to make testing and future vaccines accessible for the much less advantaged.

Performers introduced embrace Coldplay (one of many first artists to align with World Citizen), Justin Bieber with Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, J Balvin, Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Usher and Yemi Alade.

The live performance particular follows “World Aim: Unite for Our Future — The Summit,” a collection of discussions on scientific progress having to do with vaccines and therapeutics.

Different celebs making non-performing appearances within the live performance telecast embrace Chris Rock, Olivia Colman, Charlize Theron, Billy Porter, Hugh Jackman and lots of extra. The conversations within the “Summit” portion might be led by journalists like Katie Couric and Mallika Kapur and embrace Cyrus, Angelique Kidjo and Ken Jeong amongst these speaking with outspoken leaders starting from Melinda Gates to NAACP president Derrick Johnson.

“World Residents world wide are calling for systemic change,” World Citizen co-founder/CEO Hugh Evans mentioned in a press release — “change that brings about justice for everybody, in all places, no matter the place they had been born or the colour of their pores and skin. If we’re to finish COVID-19 for all, we want our world leaders to commit the billions of {dollars} wanted to equitably ship testing, therapies and vaccines.” Evans mentioned he hopes the live performance will function “a motivator for change and unity, along with science and information, to honor the issue solvers — together with medical doctors, scientists, lab staff, important staff and human rights advocates — who’re racing to not solely create the remedy for COVID-19, but additionally to make sure that it’s accessible for everybody who wants it.”

The live performance particular might be co-hosted by Johnson and European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen.

Streaming companies choosing it up embrace Apple, YouTube, Tidal, Yahoo!, Brut, Roku, Twitch and Perception TV. Extra broadcasters embrace BARÇA TV, Bloomberg Tv, Fundación Azteca, Mediacorp, MSNBC, MTV, SiriusXM, Sony Channel Latin America and Turner Latin America.Exterior of America, world broadcasters airing the particular embrace ARD, Canal+ Group, RTVE in Europe, Bell Media, CBC, Citytv, and World TV, in Canada, Grupo Globo in Brazil, MultiChoice Group and SABC in Africa, Fuji TV and Star India in Asia and Channel 9 in Australia.

The summit program will be seen at

Sponsors for the marketing campaign embrace Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon and Vodafone. The live performance particular is being produced by Hamish Hamilton and Finished + Dusted, whereas the summit’s producer is Michael Dempsey. Extra producers being named embrace Michele Anthony of Common Music Group, Declan Kelly of Teneo, Stay Nation, Scooter Braun and SB Tasks, Adam Leber for Maverick, the Lede Firm, Jay Brown for Roc Nation and Derrick Johnson for the NAACP.

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