|Sir Paul McCartney, seen here in front of Capitol Records in Los Angeles, |
will perform as part of 'One World: Together At Home.' AXS TV will broadcast
the benefit concert event on Saturday, April 18, 2020.
Los Angeles, CA – AXS TV, the premier U.S. cable channel for music programming, is an official broadcast partner of One World: Together At Home—airing live and commercial-free on Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The two-hour global special is presented by the Global Citizen international advocacy organization in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO), and curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga.
|The Rolling Stones are set to perform as part of 'One World:|
Together At Home' benefit concert.
One World: Together At Home is an initiative that provides all-star talent with a platform to entertain, address, and perform for their fans while educating millions of viewers worldwide about the WHO’s mission to prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Kacey Musgraves, seen here performing at the Stagecoach|
Festival in 2015, will perform as part of 'One World: Together At Home.'
Photo: Kelly A. Swift
One World: Together At Home is hosted, in part, by late-night mainstays Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert, and also features appearances by Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Billie Eilish, Alanis Morissette, John Legend, Stevie Wonder, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Martin, Lizzo, Eddie Vedder, David Beckham, Billy Joe Armstrong, Idris Elba, Keith Urban, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, the Sesame Street Muppets, and many more. The special will deliver an eclectic mix of taped and live segments that includes intimate performances, messages of hope, and sketches, among others, and also highlights powerful “On The Frontlines” profiles celebrating the courage and sacrifice of international healthcare workers striving to make a difference in the face of the virus.
|Keith Urban performing at Staples|
Center in 2007.
Over the past three weeks, the Together At Home series has featured performances from artists including, Chris Martin, John Legend, Charlie Puth, Common, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, Niall Horan, Steve Aoki, Jennifer Hudson, Miguel, H.E.R., Anthony Hamilton, Rufus Wainwright, Hozier, and Julianne Hough, among others, in support of the WHO and Global Citizen’s campaign.
“It has been truly inspiring to see so many iconic performers dedicating their time and talents to bring a bit of light to this uncertain situation,” said Sarah Weidman, Head Of Original Programming, Development and Multi-Platform Content for AXS TV. “Global Citizen has a strong history of bringing together incredible talent from across the entertainment spectrum in their fight to enact important change all around the world, and AXS TV is proud to join forces with them and the World Health Organization as a broadcast partner for One World: Together At Home.”
For more information about Global Citizen and their campaign to support the WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund, please visit globalcitizen.org and follow @GlblCtzn Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GlobalCitizen.
To learn more about WHO’s response to the pandemic and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, please go to www.who.int/COVID-19 and follow @WHO on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.
About AXS TV
AXS TV is a leading music, entertainment, sports and lifestyle U.S. cable network controlled by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., and originally founded by entrepreneur Mark Cuban. The network is currently available in 50 million homes and on digital platforms, including Philo, Sling TV and AT&T TV NOW. AXS TV’s programming appeals to an impassioned fanbase, delivering eclectic content in a wide variety of areas including music performances, celebrity interviews, documentaries, pop culture, combat sports, and professional wrestling. The channel is the home of IMPACT Wrestling, one of the world’s largest entertainment properties, and the English-language broadcasts of the top Hispanic MMA promotion Combate Americas; as well as original programming featuring legendary newsman Dan Rather and music icon Sammy Hagar, among many others. For a list of providers and territories, visit axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, see www.axs.tv, or follow the network on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Press information is available at axstvmediacenter.com.
ABOUT GLOBAL CITIZEN:
Global Citizen is the world's largest movement of action takers and impact makers dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030. With over 10 million monthly advocates, our voices have the power to drive lasting change around sustainability, equality, and humanity. We post, tweet, message, vote, sign, and call to inspire those who can make things happen to act — government leaders, businesses, philanthropists, artists, and citizens — together improving lives. By downloading our app, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards, which can be redeemed for tickets to concerts, events, and experiences all over the world. To date, the actions of our community, along with high-level advocacy efforts and work with partners, has resulted in commitments and policy announcements from leaders valued at over $48 billion, affecting the lives of more than 2.25 billion people by 2030. For more information, visit www.GlobalCitizen.org.
ABOUT THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION:
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations’ specialized agency for health. It is an inter-governmental organization and works in collaboration with its Member States usually through the Ministries of Health. The World Health Organization is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. Learn more at www.who.int.
ABOUT THE UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION:
The UN Foundation brings together the ideas, people, and resources the United Nations needs to drive global progress and tackle urgent problems. To support the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) in its global work on COVID-19, UN Foundation helped launch the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund that has raised more than $100 million in less than two weeks for lifesaving work around the world. Learn more about the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund at www.covid19responsefund.org. Learn more about the UN Foundation at www.unfoundation.org. Follow @unfoundation on Twitter and Instagram, and @United Nations Foundation on Facebook.