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Coldplay performs at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg, Germany on July 6, 2017.
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18 Stunning Photos From Global Citizen Festival Hamburg

At the Global Citizen Festival Hamburg at the Barclaycard Arena, 11,000 Global Citizens filled the auditorium with electric vibes on the eve of the G20 Summit.

Shakira and Coldplayperformed unforgettable duets, Pharrell Williams spoke out to the audience about ending extreme poverty. World leaders like Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made commitments on women’s health, education, and polio.

The stage and the audience were both filled with activists who were there to highlight the issues that matter and make sure the voices of the vulnerable during the G20 July 7-8.

Read More: World Leaders, Rock Stars Take the Stage at Global Citizen Festival Hamburg

“I don’t want you think of yourselves as leaders of tomorrow,” Trudeau said. “I need you to be leaders today.”

And the stunning photographs from the evening revealed the power that global citizens had during the night.

Here are 18 best photographs from Global Citizen Festival Hamburg.


Hamburg_Coldplay_Shakira_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_3.jpgColdplay and Shakira kick off Global Citizen Festival Hamburg with some stunning duets.
Image: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Coldplay_Shakira_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_3.jpgShakira performs "Chantaje" with Chris Martin and Coldplay.
Image: Grey Hutton for Global Citizen

Hamburg_JustinTrudeau_Stage_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_4.jpgCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the stage twice, once to introduce Coldplay and Shakira and again to announce Canada's commitment of $100 million toward ending polio.
Image: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen

Hamburg_DavidBeasleyWHO_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgDavid Beasley Executive Director of the World Food Programme shows off his Global Citizen gear.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Crowd_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgGlobal Citizen Festival Hamburg host Barbara Schöneberger takes a minute to join the audience as Herbert Grönemeyer performs.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

2017_GlobalCitizen_GreyHutton_Lena_Herbert2-17.jpgHerbert Grönemeyer closes out the night.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

Hamburg_DemiLovato_NadiaMurad_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen.jpgDemi Lovato, Nadia Murad, and Muzoon speak out for mental wellbeing, education, and justice for refugees.
Image: Grey Hutton/Global Citizen

Hamburg_EllieGoulding_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpgEllie Goulding performs on stage as confetti falls during the 2017 Global Citizen Festival Hamburg in Hamburg Germany on July 6, 2017.
Image: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Andreas Bourani__RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgAndreas Bourani rocks the stage starting with, "Auf Uns."
Image: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen

Hamburg_EllieGoulding_GreyHutton_7.jpgEllie Goulding rocks out during the 2017 Global Citizen Festival Hamburg in Hamburg, Germany on July 6, 2017.
Image: Grey Hutton for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Coldplay_ChrisMarin_GreyHutton.jpgChris Martin performs as confetti rains down at Barclaycard arena.
Image: Grey Hutton for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Pharrell_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgPharrell Williams delivered a powerful message to the crowd after performing "Lose Yourself to Dance."
Image: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Crowd_Atmosphere_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgThe Global Citizen Festival stage is lit up for Coldplay's performance of "Something Just Like This."
Image: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen

Hamburg_General_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_3-3.jpgFun fact: Global Citizen Festival Hamburg took place on International Kissing Day.
Image: Ramon Haindl/Global Citizen

Hamburg_Khatina_Buniatishvili_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen.jpgGeorgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili performs on stage during Global Citizen Festival Hamburg.
Image: Grey Hutton for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Pharrell_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpg"I've got a feeling that we're actually gonna pull this off," Pharrell Williams said onstage.
Image: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Coldplay_Shakira_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgColdplay and Shakira perform a stripped down version of "Yellow" together on stage.
Image: Grey Hutton for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Crowd_Atmosphere_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpgAttendees dance in the confetti during Coldplay's performance.
Image: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen