COVID-19: Beyoncé, Burna Boy & more generate $128 million with One World: Together At Home concert

The concert event hosted by Global Citizen and Lady Gaga generated money for the combat against coronavirus Pandemic.

Some other Singers including Beyonce, Burna Boy and Stevie Wonder surfaced at the 'One World: Together At Home' to generated money in the world fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hosted by Global Citizen, in collaboration with Lady Gaga, 'One World: Together At Home' saw artistes perform from their own homes whilst the world isolates from COVID-19.

Beyonce spoke at the ''One World: Together At Home'' concert.Picture: Getty.

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Stevie Wonder performed a hearty tribute to Bill Withers, singing the late star's iconic track 'Lean On Me' just weeks after the music star passed away, whilst Burna Boy performed ''African Giant'" and 'Hallelujah' during the show.

Beyoncé appeared at the online event and whilst she didn't perform she did make a great touching speech about COVID-19 disproportionately impacting on ethnic minorities in America.

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Bey told viewers, "Black Americans is also part of these essential parts of the workforce that do not have the luxury of working from home and African American communities at large have been severely affected in this crisis. Those with preexisting conditions are at an even higher risk. This virus is killing black people in an alarmingly high rate here in America."

Stevie Wonder performed at the 'One World: Together At Home' concert.Picture: Getty

Overall, the 'One World: Together At Home concert raised more than $128 million to be used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement, organisers Global Citizen said, "While the 'One World: Together At Home' special broadcast represented a moment of global unity and an opportunity to support the global response via the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund or regional and local responders, there is more to be done.'

They also adviced that, 'Global Citizen remains committed to building on this incredible momentum to continue to support the global COVID-19 response, frontline health workers, and the broader prevention agenda to ensure we never face another crisis like this again.'

In conclusion, this set of singers has made the world proud through their collective efforts, and also, every other artistes who haven't done much to support this fight against Corona Virus are entitled to do their best.


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