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17 April 2020, 15:19 | Updated: 21 April 2020, 08:57
Lady Gaga has assembled Andrea Bocelli, Lang Lang, Lizzo and numerous other incredible musicians, artists and personalities for a virtual concert to end all virtual concerts.
Lady Gaga is putting on a concert – and we’re all invited.
Partnering with Global Citizen, Gaga is helping to get incredible artists, actors and musicians from around the world to take part in one big, rather phenomenal, virtual concert for us to watch while we’re all stuck at home.
Designed for all of us under lockdown as the coronavirus pandemic continues, ‘One World: Together At Home’ is a global broadcast and digital special, aiming to support frontline healthcare workers and the WHO.
It features a spectacular raft of people doing what they do best – including star tenor Andrea Bocelli, brilliant pianist Lang Lang, rap and flute (emphasis on the flute) sensation Lizzo, and numerous other famous names.
Gaga recently took to a very low-key video chat to promote the concert on talk shows across America, as well as tweeting a bunch of powerful people, including Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and French President Emmanuel Macron, to tell them to please do something to help stem the spread of COVID-19.
And now this fab concert – which will have comedy and insights from mental health experts alongside music.
Watch it right here (see video below), live, from 7pm BST on Saturday 18 April.
And the real beauty, really, is that you can watch on any platform you like. From Amazon Prime, Apple and Ebu, to Facebook, Instagram, Twich, Twitter and YouTube, we’re hard pressed to find a platform it’s not on!
It’s even on TV – for UK audiences, it’s being broadcast on the BBC at 7.15pm BST, with France TV, Canal+, TV2 and RTE covering other bases across Europe (France, Poland, Denmark and Ireland, respectively) – full list here.
In the US, among the numerous online channels available, Gaga’s ‘One World: Together At Home’ concert is being broadcast on ABC, CBS, NBC and other channels – full list here.
The event also features appearances from Taylor Swift, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Ellie Goulding, Annie Lennox, and Coldplay’s Chris Martin, and is being hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert.