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Yemi Alade To Perform At All-Star Global COVID-19 Response Concert

Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter, Yemi Alade will join Shakira, Justin Bieber, and many other top-notch international music stars to perform at the ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future – The Concert’.

The concert which is expected to hold Saturday, June 27, is organised by the Global Citizen and the European Commission to ensure unity in the fight against COVID-19.

The show will be hosted by popular actor and WWE wrestler Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.

“Global Citizen and the European Commission on Monday announced Global Goal: Unite for Our Future – The Concert, with the aim of ensuring that no one is left behind in the global fight to tackle COVID-19,” read a statement by the organisers.

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“The concert, which will premiere on Saturday, June 27, is a globally televised and digitally streamed special that will highlight the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on marginalized communities — including people of colour, those living in extreme poverty, and other communities facing discrimination.

“Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, the concert will feature performances by Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, J Balvin, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber and Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Usher, and Yemi Alade.

“Chris Rock, Hugh Jackman, Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, David Beckham, Salma Hayek Pinault, Billy Porter, Diane Kruger, Antoni Porowski, Ken Jeong, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman are expected to make appearances at the show.”

Confirming the report, Yemi Alade on Monday tweeted: “It’s time to fight for the world we want. So @yemialade will be joining #GlobalGoalUnite for Our Future, a concert hosted by @Glblctzn, premiering on June 27, that will shine a light on what we can do to create a healthier future for everyone, everywhere.”

 

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