Even during dark times, there is always light.
Because the ongoing global pandemic has brought life to a standstill, the World Health Organization and Global Citizen has recently announced that they will be hosting a virtual concert in order to support relief funds for healthcare professionals. The "One World" special is set to air on Saturday, April 18th, 2020 and will feature some of the world's biggest icons.
Keep scrolling to see the amazing lineup, including who is going to be headlining the event...
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently made this announcement:
via: InstagramOn April 6th, the organization announced that they will be hosting a massive virtual concert titled: One World: Together At Home.
The elaborate event has been put together in celebration of healthcare workers.
They also wrote this:
via: Getty Images"Powered by commitments from supporters and corporate partners in benefit of the... Solidarity Response Fund, Broadcast special to also benefit local and regional charities that provide food, shelter, and healthcare to those that need help most."
And best of all, the event will be available for everyone, everywhere.
via: Getty Images"One World: Together At Home will be broadcast live on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PDT/8:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 a.m. GMT airing on ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks, iHeartMedia and Bell Media networks and platforms in Canada."
And for our friends across the pond...
via: Getty Images"Internationally, BBC One will run the program on Sunday 19 April 2020. Additional international broadcasters include beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group, and RTE."
And don't worry, if those channels aren't available, it will also be streaming on these digital platforms...
Hugh Evans, the co-founder, and CEO of Global Citizen described it as a "source of unity."
via: Getty Images“As we honor and support the heroic efforts of community health workers, ‘One World: Together At Home’ aims to serve as a source of unity and encouragement in the global fight to end [the pandemic]. Through music, entertainment and impact, the global live-cast will celebrate those who risk their own health to safeguard everyone else’s."
And it won't just be music that we will all be getting...
via: Getty Images"This digital special will include additional artists and performances from all over the globe as well as unique stories from the world's healthcare heroes." As per the website, the show will last up to 10 hours.
And you won't believe the start-studded lineup...
via: Getty ImagesFrom Hollywood to Bollywood, we have some of the world's greatest superstars getting together to deliver the show of a lifetime. Let me take you through them, including the act that is going to be headlining the entire thing...
1. Andrea Bocelli.
via: Getty ImagesThe Italian opera singer will be playing a crucial part in the show.
2. Billie Joe Armstrong.
via: Getty ImagesThe Green Day singer will be having his own slot at the concert.
3. Chris Martin.
via: Getty ImagesSticking with the band theme, we have the frontman of Coldplay.
4. Priyanka Chopra Jonas.Known for her numerous talents, what is Chopra going to do, I wonder?
5. David Beckham.
via: Getty ImagesOur screens will be blessed by the appearance of David Beckham on the night.
6. Elton John.
via: Getty ImagesAnother British legend set to take the stage, Elton John.
via: Getty ImagesThe Queen of all bad b******, Lizzo will be taking her place at the event too. let's hope she brings her flute!
8. Stevie Wonder.
via: Getty ImagesAlso, make way for the legend that is Stevie Wonder.
9. Shah Rukh Khan.
via: Getty ImagesIf we're talking about legends, who could ever forget this man? The king of Bollywood is going to claim his throne at the concert.
10. Idris and Sabrina Elba.
via: Getty ImagesThe pair will also have their time to share their story during the event.
11. Burna Boy.
via: Getty ImagesThe number one rapper is also set to leave his mark.
12. Kerry Washington.
via: Getty ImagesThe actress and activist will be enlightening us with her appearance on the show.
13. Lang Lang.
via: Getty ImagesThe pianist is going to perform some of his best pieces for us to enjoy from the comfort of our homes.
14. Paul McCartney.
via: Getty ImagesThis lineup just gets better and better.
via: Getty ImagesI hope Maluma wears this neon green number during his slot.
16. Alanis Morissette.
via: Getty ImagesThe Canadian-American singer will also be giving us a little performance.
17. John Legend.
via: Getty ImagesWould it really be a star-studded lineup without this man? We're hoping Chrissy Teigan also pops in.
18. Keith Urban
via: Getty ImagesWe all love a little bit of Keith Urban, don't we?
19. J Balvin.
via: Getty ImagesThe Colombian singer is going to make waves with his performance.
20. Billie Eilish.
via: Getty ImagesAnd her brother Finneas. I'm sure the superstar sibling duo has something special lined up for us.
21. Lady Gaga.
via: Getty ImagesThe headline act and the curator of this list as well as funds totaling up to thirty-five million dollars! Wow. Let's hope this concert helps us to covey our gratitude towards healthcare professionals and other essential workers.