LOS ANGELES — The International Citizen fundraising live performance advocating the significance of vaccine fairness has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the aim for the group’s marketing campaign.
International Citizen introduced Saturday that the funds raised in helped procure greater than 26 million doses on the “Vaxe Reside: The Live performance to Reunite the World.” The group stated cash was garnered by means of a number of philanthropic and company commitments.
President Joe Biden, Prince Harry and Jennifer Lopez have been among the many huge names who took half within the occasion, which was recorded Might 2 and aired Saturday. ABC, ABC Information Reside, CBS, YouTube and iHeartMedia radio stations will broadcast the live performance staged at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
Selena Gomez hosted the present, which was attended by a number of thousand fully-vaccinated concertgoers who cheered on performances by Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, H.E.R. and Lopez, who loved a duet together with her mother.
Ben Affleck, Chrissy Teigen, Jimmy Kimmel, Sean Penn and David Letterman served as particular visitor audio system.
Vaxe Reside was one of many largest live performance gatherings in Southern California because the coronavirus pandemic roiled the world greater than a yr in the past.
Organizers referred to as the occasion the nation’s first large-scale music occasion for a COVID 19-compliant viewers. Media and manufacturing employees wanted to indicate a damaging COVID-19 check earlier than coming into the stadium.
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