On Saturday night in New York City, Global Citizens from around the world showed up to make an impact.
Artists, activists, leaders, and dreamers all took the stage in front of 60,000 Global Citizens to announce commitments and demonstrate their dedication to making a positive impact on the world.
Between the incredible performances, emotional storytelling, and stirring calls to action, the Global Citizen Festival provided six straight hours of inspirational moments.
Here are some of the best photos that captured the essence of the festival:
The crowd on the Great Lawn is pictured at dusk.
Big Sean rocked the crowd early in the afternoon.
Wesley Shultz of the Lumineers gave an empassioned performance.
Andra Day had the entire crowd singing by the end of her set.
Actor Michelle Monaghan helped to host the event and introduce The Lumineers.
Global Citizens listen to Big Sean's performance.
The Chainsmokers brought every Global Citizen to their feet.
Priyanka Chopra adressed the crowd to thunderous appluase.
BIlly Joe Armstrong and Green Day rocked the crowd with hits from their album "American Idiot."
Alessia Cara kicked things off and got the musical celebrations under way.
Global Citizens enjoyed beautiful weather in Central Park.
The energy of the day was felt by every person in the crowd.
Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o was also among the festival's hosts.
Stevie Wonder took a knee for our country. In fact he took two.
Andra Day moved Global Citizens with an emotional performance of "Strange Fruit."
Whoopi Goldberg took the stage to discuss cutting edge HIV/AIDS research.
Green Day raised the energy levels in the park from the moment they came on stage.
By the end of the Chainsmokers set, everyone had been jumping for thirty minutes straight.
It was a day of joy for those who attended.
Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder shared the stage to preform Pharrell's "Happy."
Global Citizens went crazy for all of the musical performances.
Green Day made Global Citizens draw parallels between the power of punk rock and activism.
At the end of the day, Global Citizen festival was all about coming together in support of a better world.