Star-studded line-up announced for ‘One World: Together At Home’ benefit gig

It will be shown on BBC One

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by Alex Ross |

With everything that is going on in the world right now, some of the most famous faces in the world of music and TV have teamed up with the World Health Organization (WHO) and Global Citizen to take part in a special benefit gig called One World: Together At Home, which will be broadcast live on Saturday 18th April 2020.

The streamed gig, which will be hosted by American TV show host Jimmy Fallon, will feature a range of star-studded artists to help celebrate and show our support for healthcare and key workers across the world, as well as raising money for local and regional charities.

Curated in Collaboration with Lady Gaga, other stars taking part include, 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 and Stevie Wonder.

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One World: Together At Home will be broadcast in America on Saturday 18th April, whilst the BBC have secured the first showing of the gig, which will be shown in the UK one day later on Sunday 19th April.

The show on BBC One will feature highlights from the big event, as well as including new and exclusive performances from some of the major UK artists on the bill.

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Lorna Clarke, Controller BBC Pop, says: “Lorna Clarke, Controller BBC Pop, says: “I’m thrilled that BBC One is to broadcast coverage of this very special event, featuring some of the world’s most loved musicians, to show support to care workers all over the world at this challenging time.”

If you are keen to watch the benefit gig live, there will also be a digital broadcast streaming online across a number of platforms, including the likes of Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Amazon Prime Video, Apple and Twitch.

One World: Together At Home will air in the UK on Sunday 19th April.

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