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||MUSIC 'Global Citizen Live' to run Sept. 25-26
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International advocacy organization Global Citizen announced the expansion of "Global Citizen Live" to include Los Angeles and London with an outdoor event in L.A., which is presented by Verizon, and headlined by Stevie Wonder with Adam Lambert, Chloe x Halle, Demi Lovato, H.E.R., ONEREPUBLIC, Ozuna, The Lumineers and 5 Seconds of Summer at The Greek Theatre on Sept. 25, ABC noted.
Also announced was a lineup in London featuring performances from Duran Duran, Kylie Minogue, Maneskin, Nile Rodgers and Chic, and Rag'n'Bone Man.
Performances by acts such as BTS, Usher, Andrea Bocelli, Green Day, Keith Urban, Lorde, Metallica and Ricky Martin will round out the broadcast, cutting to ticketed, COVID-19-compliant events in other cities such as Lagos, Nigeria; Sydney; Paris; New York City; and Rio de Janeiro.
Both events are part of the once-in-a-generation day of unity across six continents to be broadcast over 24 hours on networks around the world: ABC News live will broadcast the full event beginning at 12:30 p.m ET on Sept. 25, live on BBC One on Sept. 25 from 5:30 p.m. and across the BBC platforms until approx. 3 a.m.; and airing a highlights show on ABC on Sept. 26 at 7 p.m.
In collaboration with COP26, "Global Citizen Live" coincides with the UN General Assembly (September), prior to the G20 Meeting (October) and COP26 Meeting (November). Focused on vaccine equity, famine and climate change, "Global Citizen Live" will call on leaders to deliver 1 billion vaccines to the poorest countries by the end of September; meals for the 41 million people on the brink of famine; helping curb emissions by joining the Race to Zero; and pledging a combined total of 1 billion trees by 2022 in support of 1t.org .
Global Citizen is the world's largest movement of action takers and impact makers dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030. For more information about "Global Citizen Live," visit www.globalcitizen.org .
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