Green Day, Metallica, Lorde & more to perform on Global Citizen Live broadcast

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Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour live broadcast on Saturday, September 25, will feature performances Green Day, Metallica, Lorde, Coldplay and Billie Eilish.

The broadcast will be filmed across six continents, with a goal of uniting the world in order to defeat poverty and defend the planet.  It’ll air on ABC, ABC News Live, FX, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter and more.  The musical performances will take place at “iconic locations” in New York, Paris, London, Seoul, LA, Sydney and Rio de Janeiro.

Other artists on the bill include The Lumineers, Alessia Cara, Demi Lovato, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Adam Lambert, Duran Duran, H.E.R., Lizzo, Doja Cat, Rag’n’Bone Man, The Weeknd and Usher.

The broadcast is part of Global Citizen’s Recovery Plan for the World in the wake of the pandemic. It calls on governments, the private sector and philanthropists to donate one billion COVID-19 vaccine, contribute $6 billion to famine relief efforts, donate $400 million to education, give $250 million to support COVID-19 response efforts for marginalized communities, and get the world’s biggest companies to commit to reaching net zero emissions to fight climate change.

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