A virtual Global Citizen concert is scheduled to take place, the “Global Goal: Unite for Our Future,” will feature performances by Quavo, Christine and the Queens, J Balvin, Usher, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, and will be hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The purpose of the concert is to, “highlight the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on marginalized communities—including people of color, those living in extreme poverty, and others facing discrimination.” You can catch the event on NBC and on iHeartMedia stations, other famous names who will make an appearance include Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Jackman, Kerry Washington, Olivia Colman, and Salma Hayek Pinault. In a press release from Miley Cyrus the singer stated, “As Global Citizens, we’re calling on leaders around the world to combat the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on marginalized communities by committing funds to develop and deliver tests, treatments, and therapeutics.”
The concert will air globally as well as stream digitally on Saturday June 27th. In the United States, it will air on NBC and iHeartMedia (Z100). It will stream on Apple, Roku, Tidal, Twitter, Twitch, YouTube and other platforms. Check local listings for start times. For more information, visit GlobalGoalUnite.org.