Oh, you know, Dubai has just been named as the next city to host the Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream, no biggie.
Lol jk. It’s a biggie. Why? Because the line-up it straight up ridic.
Confirmed artists for the 10-hour concert includes Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Cyndi Lauper, D'banj, Eddie Vedder, EXO, Her, Janelle Monae, Lizzo, Metallica, Miley Cyrus, Muse, Ozuna, Ozzy Osbourne, Pharrell Williams, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Shawn Mendes, Tiwa Savage and Usher – casj.
Organised by international advocacy organisation Global Citizen, the event is happening on Saturday 26 September, and is set to be the biggest humanitarian event in. the. WORLD.
It’s expected to draw in more than 1.5 billion viewers around the world and aims to tackle extreme poverty and climate change.
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Global Citizen Ambassador @priyankachopra joined us in Davos at the World Economic Forum to call on the world's billionaires to support the fight against extreme poverty. With the help of the world’s wealthiest people, we can unlock the $350B needed annually to uplift those living in the 59 poorest countries. Learn more at the link in our bio. [John Werner Photography ] #priyankachopra #davos
Mohammed Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future, joined Priyanka Chopra Jonas on stage in Switzerland, for the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum to announce the news.
"Humanitarian and developmental work is at the core of the UAE's policies, which is manifested tangibly through the establishment of hundreds of institutions and initiatives dedicated to humanitarian work,” said Mohammed. “Since its foundation, the UAE has become the heartbeat of global humanitarian causes and has dedicating its efforts and resources to make the world a better place by empowering communities and overcoming obstacles that hinder sustainable development."