VAX Live is an international concert with the purpose of promoting the safety of vaccines against COVID-19. Also to ensure the equality of the vaccine in all countries, as well as to raise funds. The concert will have the performances of Jennifer Lopez, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, Eddie Vedder and HER. The conduction will be in charge of Selena Gomez.
“This is a historic moment to encourage people around the world to get the COVID-19 vaccine, when it is available to them. And to ask world leaders to share vaccine doses equitably and bring people together for a night of music in a way that has not been possible in the last year, “said the singer of” Lose You to Love. Me “in a statement.”
“I can’t wait to participate,” says Selena Gomez.
The concert, organized by Global Citizen, includes an ambitious campaign to help healthcare workers in the world’s poorest countries receive COVID-19 vaccines soon. It also seeks to recruit companies and philanthropists to raise $ 22 billion for vaccines in the world.
“There are 27 million health workers globally who do not have access to the vaccine,” said Hugh Evans, CEO of Global Citizen. “I am 38 years old and it is unethical for me to have access to the vaccine before these heroic first responders and community health workers. So we urgently need governments to start donating those doses. “
As of April, Evans said, 60 countries have yet to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
When will the concert be?
- The concert will air on May 8, 2021 at 8 pm ET / 7 pm CT
- The presentations will be recorded at the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, California
Where can you watch VAX Live?
The concert will be broadcast on the following channels:
- IHeartMedia Radio Stations
- YouTube will stream a 90-minute extended version of the concert on the Global Citizen channel. The extended version will include additional appearances and appearances by various YouTube personalities.
With information from The Associated Press