Global Citizen Live launches with Emma Willis and Ade Adepitan introducing live coverage of the star-studded worldwide concert that covers six continents and aims to unite people in tackling poverty and climate change.
Hugh Jackman reveals his involvement, whilst Roman Kemp, Clara Amfo and Ana Matronic are backstage in London, New York and Paris. Sir Elton John performs at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, Rag 'n' Bone Man and Kylie Minogue are in London, there’s a special performance in Lagos and an exclusive from BTS in Seoul.
Global Citizen Live continues with coverage of Ed Sheeran’s hit-filled live performance set at the Paris concert. Duran Duran are in London, and the New York concert gets underway in Central Park with a spectacular line-up of headliners.
Hosts Emma Willis and Ade Adepitan are joined in the studio by special guests including actor Michael Sheen and Edith Bowman, whilst Roman Kemp, Clara Amfo and Ana Matronic are backstage in London, New York and Paris to help set the scene.
Coverage of the global music event, introduced by Emma Willis and Ade Adepitan continues with performances from London and Paris, including Stormzy, Nile Rodgers and CHIC.
Then, they will be live in New York’s Central Park, along with an audience of 60,000 people, for performances by Camila Cabello followed by Burna Boy, Lang Lang and Lizzo. Coverage will also feature additional performances from around the world, as well as a round-up of the commitments being made on stage, in support of the event’s goals.
Global Citzen Live begins 5:30pm on Saturday 25th September on BBC One. Coverage of the Paris concert is on BBC iPlayer from 7pm before returning to BBC One at 9:20pm.