Coronavirus: Music stars perform live-streamed concert to celebrate health works

A six-hour concert curated by Lady Gaga and featuring some of the world’s biggest stars was live-streamed on Saturday to celebrate the heroic efforts of community health workers in the fight against Covid-19. 

More than 100 musicians, actors, presenters and sports personalities from around the world are set to take part in the large-scale event from their homes, including Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, David and Victoria Beckham, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, Idris and Sabrina Elba, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Taylor Swift, The Rolling Stones, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder.

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The concert was hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert and be shown live on multiple online platforms, with highlights being broadcast on the BBC and Channel 5 on Sunday evening. 

The event is being organised by Lady Gaga and Global Citizen and was announced by the World Health Organisation at a press conference on 6 April, in support of the Covid-19 Response Fund, powered by the UN Foundation.

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