Tomorrow, April 18, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization in association with Lady Gaga will present One World: Together At Home, a streaming concert event raising funds for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund in addition to local/regional charities providing aid to those who need it in these uncertain times. The list of participating acts spanning music, entertainment and more was already eye-popping before the recent news that the Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys and Oprah Winfrey were also taking part.
Said the Stones in a statement:
“We are honored to be invited to be part of the One World: Together at Home broadcast — from our homes in isolation. A fantastic event with Global Citizen in the fight against COVID -19.”
The Rolling Stones will be joining One World: #TogetherAtHome with @GlblCtzn and @WHO – Tune in tomorrow at 8pm ET, for this special broadcast event to honour healthcare workers on the frontlines of the #COVID19 pandemic. Find out more here: https://t.co/u5szPciYK0 pic.twitter.com/UNeln1O3kc
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) April 17, 2020
They join the previously detailed roster of talent, including Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, 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.
Rolling Stone added that even more new names have been added to the mix: Camila Cabello, Pharrell, Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Awkwafina, Amy Poehler, Lupita Nyong’o, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Ellen DeGeneres, Usher, Victoria Beckham and LL Cool J.
So yeah … don’t miss it.
More, from the official announcement:
International advocacy organization Global Citizen and the World Health Organization today announced the One World: Together At Home — a globally televised and streamed special in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. One World: Together At Home will be broadcast live on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PDT/8:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 a.m. GMT airing on ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks, iHeartMedia and Bell Media networks and platforms in Canada. Internationally, BBC One will run the program on Sunday 19 April 2020. Additional international broadcasters include beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group and RTE. The virtual broadcast will show unity among all people who are affected by COVID-19 and will also celebrate and support brave healthcare workers doing life-saving work on the front lines.