Paul McCartney, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and More Set for Coronavirus Benefit Show

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Sir Paul McCartney performs live on stage at the O2 Arena during his 'Freshen Up' tour, on December 16, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)
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Global Citizen and the World Health Organization have announced the "One World: Together as One Concert," set for April 18, 2020 at 8PM ET. The event, modeled on Live Aid, is designed to celebrate heath care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis, and to raise money to support the U.N. Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund.

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The concert will be curated by Lady Gaga, who has assembled a cavalcade of music stars including Paul McCartney, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Vedder, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and more.

Late-night TV talk stars Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert will unite to serve as hosts of the show, which will also boast appearances from such non-music celebs as Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and David Beckham.

The event will broadcast live on ABC, NBC and CBS, and stream on Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. "As we honor and support the heroic efforts of community health workers, 'One World: Together At Home' aims to serve as a source of unity and encouragement in the global fight to end COVID-19. Through music, entertainment and impact, the global live-cast will celebrate those who risk their own health to safeguard everyone else's," Global Citzen CEO Hugh Evan said in a statement. Watch the concert announcement below.

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