Global Citizen has introduced the 2021 version of World Citizen Reside, a 24-hour broadcast that includes performances and occasions filmed the world over. The livestream will happen Saturday, September twenty fifth, and can air on ABC, ABC Information Reside, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, and Twitter.
Artists acting at this 12 months’s occasion embody Adam Lambert, Alessia Cara, Andrea Bocelli, Angélique Kidjo, Billie Eilish, BTS, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, Davido, Demi Lovato, DJ Snake, Doja Cat, Duran Duran, Ed Sheeran, Femi Kuti, Green Day, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman & Deborra-lee Furness, Keith Urban, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Lorde, Metallica, Rag’n’Bone Man, Ricky Martin, Shawn Mendes, the Lumineers, the Weeknd, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and extra to be introduced.
As with final 12 months, World Citizen Reside will deliver World Citizen’s message of defeating poverty all over the world, with a selected give attention to the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic throughout the globe.
“COVID-19 has drastically reversed the progress towards reaching the United Nations Sustainable Improvement Objectives pushing upwards of 160 million folks again into excessive poverty,” World Citizen CEO Hugh Evans stated in a press release. “There are actually greater than 40 million folks getting ready to famine. Progress on local weather change has halted, as nearly all of the Fortune 500 fail to set science-based carbon discount targets. We should rectify the harm performed and maintain world leaders and companies accountable for making certain that the whole world recovers from this pandemic collectively. ‘Equitable restoration’ just isn’t an act of charity — it’s the solely method we are able to guarantee a preventing likelihood at reaching a sustainable world free from excessive poverty.”