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On Thursday, Oct. 29, five days before Election Day in the United States, the broadcast special Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy will bring together dozens of artists, entertainers, performers, and community leaders to honor the importance and joy of voting.

Produced by Live Nation, Global Citizen, and Live Animals, the nonpartisan event will encourage Americans to get to the polls in the final days of the 2020 election season, and remind viewers that a strong democracy depends on civic engagement and fair elections.

Artists Billie Eilish and Lizzo, as well as actor and producer Salma Hayek Pinault, are the newest additions to the lineup of appearances, joining many other celebrities in the star-studded celebration of American democracy. 

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile will also be a part of Every Vote Counts, joining Alicia Keys, Dan + Shay, Offset, and Shawn Mendes as one of the performers throughout the night.

Additionally, former Senators Bill Frist of Tennessee and Tom Daschle of South Dakota will make appearances along with former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

The one-hour special, hosted by Alicia Keys, America Ferrera, and Kerry Washington, will air on a variety of channels and digital platforms on Thursday and Friday. Wherever you may be in the US and around the world, here's how you can tune in to Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy.

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Broadcast Premiere

CBS Television Network and CBS All-Access

  • Date: Thursday, Oct. 29
  • Time: 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

iHeartMedia radio stations and app

  • Date: Thursday, Oct. 29
  • Time: 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

Digital Premiere

Apple Music

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 30
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET

Apple TV App

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 30
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET

Facebook

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 30
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET

NowThis

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 30
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET

TIDAL

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 30
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET

Twitter

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 30
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET

YouTube

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 30
  • Time: 9 p.m. ET

Editorial

Demand Equity

Billie Eilish, Lizzo, and More Join 'Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy' Special

By Kristine Liao