Coronavirus updates: Star-studded Global Citizens Festival raises funds for COVID-19 response
The One World: Together At Home concert started at 2 p.m. ET with a montage of people under lockdown in the U.S., U.K., France and Spain. “To all of our frontline healthcare workers, we are with you. Thank you for being there for us,” read an on-screen caption, according to BBC News.
The main concert will air in the U.S. on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on ViacomCBS Networks, ABC, NBC, iHeartMedia and Bell Media networks platforms in Canada. In the U.K., BBC One will air the concert Sunday. The show will also be streaming on multiple global platforms, including: Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.
Actress Jameela Jamil introduced the event, saying “we are here for a moment of respite and hopefully joy as we celebrate our true heroes.” Singer Andra Day …continued .
[Source: CBS News]