The creative community has come together to support the fight against COVID-19 worldwide. From the beauty community at BeautyUnited to the music and entertainment community at One World: Together at Home, high-profile celebrities and talent are spreading awareness, donating protective gear, raising funds and entertaining the world amid this uncertainty as a result of the global pandemic.
The eight hour concert curated by Lady Gaga in collaboration with Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation, aired on 18 April 2020 and included performances from Emirati artist Hussain Al Jassmi, Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Rita Ora, Adam Lambert, Sheryl Crow, Michael Bublé, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, to name a few.
Here are Grazia's 11 must-watch performaces from the broadcast:
When Angèle celebrated female empowerment
When Sofi Tukker got serious
When Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello gave us goosebumps
Goosebumps. @ShawnMendes and @Camila_Cabello showed their support for global health during One World: #TogetherAtHome. Take action against COVID-19 here: https://t.co/26xVXSb0qy. pic.twitter.com/ZAIfmU3itM— Global Citizen (@GlblCtzn) April 19, 2020
When Picture This got us clapping
Así fue la presentación de la banda picture this en #TogetherAtHome
aquí el link para que lo veas en vivo
https://t.co/FxVkLM5d6L pic.twitter.com/oWnKvkmKoe— Grita Radio (@GritaRadioMusic) April 18, 2020
When Taylor Swift served major feels
When Elton John got us on our feet
Heroes on the frontlines, this song is for you ❤️ Join @Eltonofficial in thanking frontline workers for protecting our communities during the pandemic. Do your part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 at https://t.co/26xVXSb0qy. #TogetherAtHome pic.twitter.com/WeClpDwwWs— Global Citizen (@GlblCtzn) April 19, 2020
When Hussain Al Jassmi made the UAE proud
When Hozier stopped time
When Lizzo showed us how she rolls
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of many people around the world. But with the power of collective action, we know change gon’ come. Watch @Lizzo's soulful performance and take action now: https://t.co/26xVXSb0qy. #TogetherAtHome pic.twitter.com/2nSeSAPYCI— Global Citizen (@GlblCtzn) April 19, 2020
When Billie Eilish sang us to our happy place
When Celine Dion, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Andrea Bocceli and Lang Lang made us cry
.@LadyGaga, @CelineDion, @AndreaBocelli, @Lang_Lang, and @JohnLegend's incredible One World: #TogetherAtHome final performance will leave you speechless. Join us as we all unite as a global community against COVID-19: https://t.co/26xVXSb0qy pic.twitter.com/AfC2b6u8ZK— Global Citizen (@GlblCtzn) April 19, 2020
The broadcast ended with a surprisng collaboration and breathtaking performance of The Prayer by Lady Gaga, John Legend, Andrea Bocelli, Lang Lang and the one and only, Celine Dion who shared on social media, "I’m honoured to join the Global Citizen along with so many others to support healthcare workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis."
Assembled and organised with the intention of entertaining people worldwide in support of the first responders and healthcare workers in the frontline battling COVID-19, the One World: Together at Home concert has raised over US $127.9 million towards coronavirus relief.
If you’ve missed the live stream, don’t fret! You can schedule your weekend Zoom screening party with the gang and replay the full One World: Together at Home concert here:
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