Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Billie Eilish, Alanis Morissette and Andrea Bocelli were part of the cast in charge of encouraging the macro charity event “One World: Together at Home” led by the World Health Organization, the charity organization Global Citizen and Lady Gaga, who are also in the game.
Other figures of music who participated in the call are latino, Jennifer Lopez, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, Maluma, Anitta and J Balvin, pop artists such as Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Chris Martin and Celine Dion and europeans including the French Angèle and Christine and the Queens and the british Jessie J.
After a clip that showed different postcards of the world ravaged by the pandemic of Covid-19, showed images of doctors and specialists being celebrated for their work.
Presented by Jameela Jamil, the first to appear on the scene was Andra Day, who just wanted to celebrate those who are fighting in the first line, and they dedicated its song “Rise Up”. They then continued to the former One Direction Niall Horan, with a version of his song “Black & White”, before opening step to a video that emphasized the importance of taking care of older adults.
A clip then showed a series of marriages are not conventional in the streets or in via video conference, demonstrating that despite the pandemic, life goes on. After the interpretation of Hassain Al-Jassmi from the Uae, Jack Black showed up in a fun video how is your exercise routine in quarantine.
“I miss my fans. Strange embrace my fans,” said Kesha, another of the artists that joined the initiative in solidarity. “I know there are a lot of people who don’t sleep and sacrificing himself to save us, and I’d like to tell you that I would like to do a lot more for them, but for the moment I will make some music to celebrate them.” The american singer gave then a version with the keyboard “Rainbow”, accompanied by images of the rainbow drawn by children, a global symbol of hope against the pandemic.
Adam Lambert returned, this time with her song “Superpower”, as the duo Soffi Tukker, who invited the dance with his single “Drinkee”. Finneas, meanwhile, made a version very intimate, “Let’s fall in love for the night”.
The payroll added in the last few hours to new figures from the song and also the cinema and the television, among those who boast Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler, Awkwafina, Camila Cabello, Ellen Degeneres, Ll Cool J, Lupita’nyong or, Matthew Mcconaughey, Oprah Winfrey, Pharrell Williams, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Usher and Victoria Beckham, among more.
The american actress Laverne Cox gave the welcome to the fifth hour of the festival, which began with Common and “God is love”, in addition to sending a message to the workers of the health in the world: “You work very hard, and we know that it can be overwhelming, but as well give us strength to continue. Thank you for all that you do”.
Visibly excited, Lady Gaga, the hostess of the night, he excelled. Not only with the organization of the event, which unofficially is said that raised $ 128 million, but with his piano performance of Smile, a gift to the audience and his faithful followers.
“Despiértame when September ends,” says a line from the theme Wake Me Up When September Ends that Billie Joe Armstrong played the Saturday. The memory of his father who died of cancer led to the leader of the punk rock band Green Day to pick it up that night. The screen showed him with the eyes lost in the nothing, playing his acoustic guitar.
The goal of “One World: Together at Home” was to raise money for the Fund in Response to the Covid-19, although it does not intend to collect donations directly through the public.