Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish Will Play COVID-19 Benefit Concert
COVID-19 – Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish will headline a benefit concert to raise fund for those affected by COVID-19
Big companies and celebrities have made contributions to nonprofit organizations and hospitals to help fight the 2019 novel coronavirus. The virus from Wuhan City, China has claimed thousands of lives and continues to spread around the world.
Major events across the globe have been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus. Good thing artists came up with an innovative way to still reach out to their fans and help fight COVID-19 by raising funds.
In a previous article, Kapamilya actor and singer Matteo Guidicelli successfully raised over 4 million pesos to help the families affected by the month-long “enhanced community quarantine” imposed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. He and other musicians performed online in a show called “One Voice Pilipinas.”
Based on a report from ABS-CBN, Fox television said Mariah Carey, Tim McGraw, and Billie Eilish will hold a benefit concert on Sunday, March 29. They will perform live from their own homes to raise money to help combat the spread of the virus and pay tribute to the front liners.
The home-made concert will be hosted by Sir Elton John and aired on iHeart radio stations and Fox on Sunday at 9 pm.
According to the report, ‘IHeart Living Room Concert for America’ benefit event will feature performances from Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, Alicia Keys, and Backstreet Boys. They will film themselves using their cameras or cellphones.
The online concert will encourage viewers to offer a helping hand to 2 charities: First Responders Children’s Foundation and Feeding America.
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