Rolling Stones added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ COVID-19 virtual concert

Special event features more than 70 performers

The Rolling Stones have been added to Global Citizen and World Health Organization’s One World: Together at Home virtual concert on Saturday, April 18th. Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the global special will feature appearances and musical performances from more than 70 acts, 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, Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler, Awkwafina, Camila Cabello, Céline Dion, Ellen DeGeneres, Jennifer Lopez, LL COOL J, Lupita Nyong’o, Matthew McConaughey, Oprah Winfrey, Pharrell Williams, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, Usher, Victoria Beckham, and more.

The special event will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel of Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Stephen Colbert of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Friends from Sesame Street will also add to the incredible lineup.

The special will be broadcast live on Saturday, April 18th at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT on ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks, and iHeartMedia, as well as Bell Media networks and platforms in Canada. Internationally, BBC One will run the program on Sunday, April 19th with additional international broadcasters including beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group, and RTE.

The virtual broadcast will show unity among all people who are affected by COVID-19, as well as celebrating and supporting the brave frontline health care workers around the world who are doing incredible, life-saving work.

One World: Together At Home will also be a multi-hour digital broadcast streaming online on multiple global platforms, including Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo, and YouTube.

The global live-cast follows the launch of the Together At Home campaign and virtual concert series in March, in urgent support of the WHO’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, powered by the UN Foundation. The campaign calls on individuals around the world to take urgent action to ask world leaders and corporations to step up in supporting the global COVID-19 response with sufficient resources.

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