Global Citizen Concerts is a 24 hours series of concerts dedicated to humanity. To recognize the wide margins and differences among humans.
Katie Hill, the Head of Music, Entertainment and Artist Relations, Global Citizen stated:
“Over the last year and a half, we’ve seen music bring communities together and inspire action during one of the most challenging times of our generation… We’re excited to join these incredible artists to unite people across the globe on September 25th as we hold world leaders and business leaders accountable to rectify the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. As we carefully resume Global Citizen’s live events, we couldn’t be more grateful to each of these artists for donating their time and performances to make an impact through this urgent campaign.”
The Global Citizen concerts is set to feature a number of artistes performing in COVID-safe shows spanning six continents.
The initial roster for the Global Citizen Concerts for New York event will feature a number of artistes. Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Meek Mill, Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste and Lang Lang.
The Global Citizen Concerts will also feature few of the best African artistes . Artistes such as Davido, Angelique Kidjo, Tiwa Savage in Nigeria who will be performing in different countries. Other artistes to feature in the concert are Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, H.E.R., Black Eyed Peas, Christine and the Queens.
Emphasizing further on the reason the Concerts was organized, the Director General of WHO stated that the concert is driven to reopen a return to normal life