Lady Gaga announces virtual concert with Elton John, Lizzo and more

Lady Gaga says she has raised $35 million to help fight the coronavirus — and is joining forces with the World Health Organization for a virtual concert that will serve as a “moment of global unity” amid the pandemic.

The “Bad Romance” singer announced Monday that she had called on the “greatest artists in the world” — including Elton John, Lizzo and Billie Eilish — for the two-hour “Together at Home” special.

“We want to celebrate and encourage the power of the human spirit,” the artist said via video call to the WHO’s press briefing, adding that “it is a moment of global unity.”

She said she had already raised $35 million in the past seven days through entertainment industry contacts for the WHO’s fund to fight the pandemic.

The April 18 concert, however, will not be a fundraiser, as she encouraged everyone to put their wallets away for it and “enjoy the show that you very much deserve.”

Also appearing at the concert will be Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Kacey Musgraves, J Balvin, Keith Urban, Alanis Morissette, Lang Lang, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Joe Armstrong, Burna Boy and Maluma.

The 8 p.m. EST special will be seen and heard on major broadcast and cable networks — such as ABC, NBC and CBS — as well as though digital music providers.

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