Together at Home' TV special

Brenda Watkins
April 6, 2020

Lady Gaga is to bring together some of the world's biggest stars for a virtual concert to mark the "gravity" of the coronavirus pandemic and celebrate frontline workers.

After commending front-line health-care workers and medical professionals during her speech at the WHO presser on Monday, Gaga "proudly" revealed that with the help of "68 generous corporations", she had helped to raise more than US$35 million for the novel coronavirus relief fund.

USA talk show hosts Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert will host the event, which broadcasts live across United States television networks ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as being streamed online, at 8pm EST on 18 April.

"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".

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On Monday, the Department of Health said another 439 patients have died in the United Kingdom after contracting coronavirus - bringing the total to 5373. "Through music, entertainment and impact, the global live-cast will celebrate those who risk their own health to safeguard everyone else's", Hugh Evans, co-founder and CEO of Global Citizen, said. The special is set to air April 18 at 8/7c across networks: ABC, CBS and NBC will all show the telecast simultaneously, but you can also watch on MTV, BET, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, Paramount, Pop, TV Land or VH1.

"One World: Together At Home" will also be a multi-hour digital broadcast streaming online on multiple global platforms, including Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Hulu, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.

Viewers can also expect appearances from stars like Idris and Sabrina Elba, Kerry Washington, David Beckham, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas throughout the concert. Additional global broadcasters include beIN Media Group, MultiChoice Group, and RTE.Of course, if you like to view things digitally, the special will undoubtedly be available with a amount of streaming and online platforms too, including Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo, YouTube, and more. "I would like to send my prayers to people who are losing their jobs and having a hard time feeding themselves and their children".

Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen has raised the money in seven days and will use it to benefit the World Health Organization.

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