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The Rock to host a new concert aimed at tackling COVID-19

The Rock to host a new concert aimed at tackling COVID-19

By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 24/06/2020
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson [Image: Chicago Tribune]

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will host a new concert aimed at tackling COVID-19.

Global Citizen and the European Commission announced on Monday that "Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert" will stream this weekend.

The show will celebrate innovators, scientists, health workers, activists and organizations working to develop and distribute Covid-19 tests, treatments and vaccines, with the goal of highlighting the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on marginalized communities.

Artists such as Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Shakira and Usher are scheduled to perform throughout the two-hour virtual broadcast.

Also appearing will be Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, David Beckham, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Jackman and Salma Hayek Pinault.

[Source: CNN]

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