Who will move in Lagos, Paris and New York to defend the planet and defeat poverty

Global Citizen Live welcomes some of the world’s greatest artists to take the stage and help global citizens around the world demand governments, major corporations and philanthropists work together to defend the planet and defeat poverty.

We are pleased to announce the listings for Global Citizen events in Lagos (Nigeria), Paris (France) and New York City, provided by Citi and Cisco, on September 25th.

Starting today, global citizens will have the opportunity to win tickets to the Paris and New York Festivals by taking action on GlobalCitizenLive.org.

Taking place on six continents, Global Citizen Live is a 24-hour broadcast of events and performances encouraging world leaders to act in the face of the most urgent and interconnected threats that hit the poor hardest: climate change, vaccine equality, and famine.

This one-of-a-kind global event will be broadcast on Saturday 25th September on ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, TIME, Twitter and more.

Artists who have donated their time and talent – who will perform live or pre-recorded – include Adam Lambert, Alicia Cara, Andrea Bocelli, Angelique Kidjo, Billie Eilish, Black Eyed Peas, BTS, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Kristen, The Queens, Coldplay, Cyndi Lauper, Davido, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, Duran Duran, Ed Sheeran, Femi Kuti, Green Day, HER, Hugh Jackman & Deborra-lee Furness, and Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Keith Urban, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Lord, The Lumineers, Med Cutie, Make Mill, Metallica, Ragin Bone Man, Ricky Martin, Shawn Mendes, Tiwa Savage, The Weeknd, and Usher, from locations in Lagos, Rio de Janeiro, New York, Paris, London, Seoul, Los Angeles, Sydney etc. will be announced soon.

All Global Citizen Live events comply with the latest COVID-19 health and safety regulations. Here’s what you need to know about Global Citizen Live events in Lagos, Paris and New York.


Among the artists performing in Lagos are Femi Kote, Davido, Tewa Savage and Madi Kote.

To comply with the latest COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, the Lagos event will have a limited number of seats and will celebrate Nigerians working on the front lines in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be filmed before September 25 with a fully vaccinated audience.


Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, HER, Black Eyed Peas, Christine and the Queens will perform at Global Citizen Live in Paris, in the Champs de Mars, with a special participation by Angélique Kidjo.

New York City

New York’s Global Citizen Live lineup includes Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Lizzo, Mick Mill and Shawn Mendes, with specials for Alicia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, John Baptiste, Stay Human and Lang Lang.

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Additional locations and offers will be announced via Global Citizen Live later this month.

New York City

New York’s Global Citizen Live lineup includes Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Lizzo, Mick Mill and Shawn Mendes, with specials for Alicia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, John Baptiste, Stay Human and Lang Lang.

To learn more about the New York lineup and how to get tickets, click here.

Additional venues and shows will be announced later this month as part of Global Citizen Live.

In conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly in September, ahead of the G20 meeting in October and the main COP26 conference in November, Global Citizen Live will call on world leaders to prioritize:

Donate at least 1 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to those who need it most by September. While about 50% of the US and EU are fully immunized and overdosed, less than 2% of Africa is protected while the continent is experiencing a devastating third wave.

Reverse the hunger crisis affecting 41 million people on the brink of famine by contributing at least XX meals to famine relief efforts and urgently providing millions of meals.

Combating catastrophic climate change by getting the world’s largest companies to commit to developing verified, science-based targets for net zero emissions, and a commitment to conserve, restore and grow at least one billion additional trees by 2022 through the 1 Trillion Trees initiative.

“While rich countries are on their way to reopening and returning to normal life, we are now facing a two-way epidemic, haves and have-nots,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization. (Who is the). “More than 75% of the more than 4 billion doses given to date have occurred in just 10 countries, while only 1% of people in low-income countries have received a dose. We cannot ignore this stark disparity or indulgence.”

He continued, “This remains a global crisis, with variables emerging from vulnerable parts of the world and continuing to threaten everyone’s lives and livelihoods.” “It will only end up with equitable global access to vaccines and other lifesaving medical supplies. That is why I am pleased to support Global Citizen Live and join Global Citizen in appealing to public and private sector leaders to share doses, funding, knowledge, technology and political solidarity are essential to ending this pandemic.”

Global Citizen Live is supported by a coalition of companies, including global partners Accenture, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Salesforce, Verizon, campaign partners WW International and World Wide Technology , which will mobilize the support of the private sector to move forward with new commitments towards the political goals of the global recovery plan. Access Bank is a partner in the Global Citizen Live campaign in Nigeria.

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Co-chairs of the campaign are Chuck Robbins, President and CEO of Cisco; Jane Fraser, CEO of Citi; James Quincey, President and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company; Ed Bastian, CEO, Delta Airlines; Lauren Tuhill, Director of Marketing at Google; Michael Rapinoe, CEO, Live Nation; Mark Pritchard, CEO, P&G; Marc Benioff, General Manager, Salesforce; Hans Vestberg, CEO of Verizon; and Mindy Grossman, CEO of WW International.

The Executive Producers of Global Citizen Live are Michelle Anthony for UMG, Mark Burnett, Francine Katsoudas, Tina Kennedy, Eric Ortner, Guy Oseary, Michael Rapino for Live Nation, Brian Sheth, Wassim “Sal” Slaiby, and Chris Stadler. The show will be produced by Jane Moon, with production partners such as Deviants Media, Diversified Production Services, Done and Dusted Productions, Ken Ehrlich Productions, Live Nation, Livewire Pictures, TMPL Motion Pictures and U-Live (a subsidiary of UMG Nigeria).

“As we carefully resume live events and adapt to social distancing safely in countries where vaccines are available, we are well aware that many countries have little or no vaccines. The artists who joined us have donated their time and are sharing our mission with the world. By doing In doing so, they saw the faces and places where wealth makes life comfortable, and where poverty creates conditions that are, frankly, inhuman.” Katie Hill, senior vice president of Music, Entertainment and Artist Relations, told Global Citizen. “As we stand on the brink of an unimaginable future, we appreciate the donation of your time and talent, so that we can speak together and prevent terrible predictions from coming true.” Each of these artists share a belief in our mission and a willingness to unite their fans to capture the attention of those who have the power to right the course of disparities in the world.”

Varias Organizaciones están colaborando con Global Citizen para promover su Impacto, entre ellas The Asia Society; Ban Ki-moon Center; Climate Neutral Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation; Conservation International; COVID-19 therapeutic accelerator; Education cannot wait. Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI); Global Solidarity Fund Green Climate Fund International Fund for Agricultural Development; International Rescue Committee; LISC. my sleep. Nigerian Solidarity Support Fund; One acre box 1 t. Deer. American Forests Candid Action International; Paris Peace Forum. Pathfinders Reply: Wilde; Rotary International; Sheth Sangreal Foundation; bright hope for communities; Slum2School South African Education Project; Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics; Global Fund to Fight Tuberculosis, AIDS and Malaria; UNICEF. UNICEF Australia; UNITAID; United Nations Population Fund; International Organization of Women at Risk; WFP; World Health Organization; WHO Foundation; y Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents.

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The Global Citizen Live campaign also has the support of more than 30 governments and world leaders, such as the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, the Prime Minister of Italy and the President of the G20, Mario Draghi, President of France. Emmanuel Macron, President of Chile, Sebastian Pinera, President of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Croatia, Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander de Croo, Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Brown, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria Jeffrey Onyeama, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Naledi Pandor, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina Mohamed, Executive Director of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, President-designate of the UK Conference of the Parties Alok Sharma, US Special Presidential Envoy to John Kerry, Eighth Secretary-General of the UN Ban Ki-moon, Executive Director of the Global Fund , Peter Sands, Head of the Global Finance Facility Secretariat, Monique Felder, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, Gilbert F. Hongbo, Executive Director of the World Food Program, David Beasley, Director of Education Cannot Wait, Yasmin Sharif, Director-General of Conservation International, M. Sanjayan, and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

The campaign also supports Barbados, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Ireland, Mexico, Paraguay, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore and Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Global Citizen Live has also received support from major media companies such as BellaNaija, Branded Cities, Brut Media, Captivate, Clear Channel Outdoor, Curb Media, Forbes, GSTV, iHeartRadio, Interstate Outdoor, JCDecaux Nigeria, and Outfront Media, Six Flags Theme Parks, The New York Times and Vanguard Media.

For the latest information on Global Citizen Live, be sure to visit www.GlobalCitizenLive.org, and follow @glblctzn on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube.

Terry Alexander

"Award-winning music trailblazer. Gamer. Lifelong alcohol enthusiast. Thinker. Passionate analyst."

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