- During a press conference, Lady Gaga said she raised R6 million meant to purchase protective equipment for healthcare workers and help create vaccines
- The Bad Romance singer also stated she together with a line-up of other artists across the world plan to unite people for two electrifying hours
- The concert will be live-streamed and broadcasted on major TV channels including ABC, CBS and NBC
American music icon and beloved celebrity Lady Gaga has already raised R6 million towards the search for a Covid-19 vaccine.
Briefly.co.za learnt that is not all. The musician and fellow celebrities, Lizzo Beating and Elton John, revealed their plans to try and bring the world together as people protect themselves by staying home.
Gaga and her comrades said they plan to throw a huge virtual concert in conjunction with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to foster global unity.
Gaga also said the concert will be graced by award-winning act Billie Ellish and other great artists from across the globe. Nigeria’s Burna Boy will also perform.
Lady Gaga further said her one of a kind concert will last for two hours and prove to people from different walks of life they are all together in the fight against Covid-19.
It is meant to remind people they are unified together while still staying in their houses.
The concert is scheduled for April 18 and will be featured on major broadcasters that include NBC, ABC and CBS.
Gaga also said she, together with Global Citizen, raised funds meant to purchase and provide protective equipment for healthcare workers on the frontline of the fight.
The cash, which was given to the WHO, will also be channelled towards developing medicine.
She was grateful for the efforts healthcare workers and other providers have put to ensure everyone across the world is protected.
“My heart is very achy and warm for those who are ER doctors as well as nurses who are sleeping in cars to make sure they don’t infect their families or their patients,” Gaga said during a press conference.
The musician was in awe of the kind of danger medical staff expose themselves to and said she is beyond amazed by their strength.
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