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Global Citizen Live 2021 to feature Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, The Weeknd, BTS, Burna Boy and more

Check out the star-studded line-up for this year’s event.

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The details for Global Citizen Live have been announced by Global Citizen, the event will take place across six continents on September 25, 2021. The announcement was made on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.

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The global event focuses on fighting climate change and famine, and includes guest performances by Adam Lambert, Alessia Cara, Andrea Bocelli, Angélique Kidjo, Billie Eilish, BTS, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, Davido, Demi Lovato, DJ Snake, Doja Cat, Duran Duran, Ed Sheeran, Femi Kuti, Green Day, HER, Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness, Keith Urban, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Lorde, Metallica, Rag’n’Bone Man, Ricky Martin, Shawn Mendes, The Lumineers, The Weeknd, Tiwa Savage and Usher.

The global event calls on businesses and philanthropists to contribute towards providing food for over forty million people and restore at least one billion trees to curb climate change by 2022; the event will take place over twenty-four hours. According to Global Citizen, “the once-in-a-generation 24-hour global broadcast will include simultaneous live music events featuring the world’s greatest artists, activists, and world leaders at iconic locations across the globe. Cities include Lagos, Rio de Janeiro, New York City, Paris, London, Seoul, Los Angeles, and Sydney. And even more locations, as well as location-specific details, are yet to be announced.”

The event will air on ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter, and more.

 

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Written by Ralph Okobz

I'm GRUNGECAKE’s Global Music Editor. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter.