Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Jon Bon Jovi, Madonna, U2, Pearl Jam, Elton John, and Steve Nicks are among those set to participate on Friday, April 8th for the Global Citizen’s social media rally in support of the Ukraine and other nations in desperate need of aid.
Rolling Stone reported the online Stand Up for Ukraine event takes place a day before “a pledging summit organized by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and European Commission President Ursula von Der Leyen. The aim of the summit will be to garner money to help those displaced by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Funds will also be directed to helping those in other conflict zones around the world, such as Yemen, South Sudan, and Afghanistan.
Other artists expected to perform are Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Green Day, Ozzy Osbourne, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Weeknd, Billie Eilish, Fall Out Boy, Kesha, Padma Lakshmi, Panic! At The Disco, Rufus Wainwright, Weezer, Rita Ora, K.D. Lang, Ellen DeGeneres, Ellie Goulding, Arlo Parks, Celine Dion, Hugh Jackman, Juanes, Garth Brooks, the Jonas Brothers, Kacey Musgraves, Pharrell, Tame Impala, Chris Rock, Jon Batiste, Alejandro Sanz, and Demi Lovato, among others.