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17 Photos of Music Artists Loving Life on the Global Citizen Festival Hamburg Stage

It’s not uncommon for legendary pairs to share the stage for the first time at a Global Citizen Festival. In 2015, Eddie Vedder and Beyoncé shared the stage in at Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, and a year later, Coldplay performed with Ariana Grande in New York.  

This year, at Global Citizen Festival Hamburg, the unique pairings and stellar performances by artists, activists, and world leaders were on display on-stage all night. 

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The show opened with special guest Shakira joining Coldplay for their hit song, “Yellow,” as blasts of pastel star-shaped confetti floated down toward the crowd. 

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Pharrell Williams, performed solo speaking to the crowd about their activism and its impact until he invited nearly a hundred global citizens to join him onstage for his performance of, “Freedom.”  

Ellie Goulding rocked the stage with performances of, “Burn,” “Love Me Like You Do,” and “First Time.” 

And Andreas Bourani and Chris Martin each joined fellow headliner, Herbert Grönemeyer during his closing set.

ICYMI: Here are 17 photographs of artist performances from Global Citizen Festival Hamburg. 


Hamburg_Crowd_Atmosphere_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgThe LED screens, lasers, and confetti are pictured in full force as Coldplay performs 'Something Just Like This.'
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Hamburg_Andreas Bourani__RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpgGerman singer Andreas Bourani performed in the middle of the show.
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Hamburg_Coldplay_Shakira_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_3.jpgColdplay's Chris Martin performs an epic duet with Shakira.
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Hamburg_EllieGoulding_GreyHutton_4.jpgEllie Goulding performs on stage during the Global Citizen Festival Hamburg.
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Hamburg_HerbertGronemeyer_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgGerman artist Herbert Grönemeyer closes out the night on a high note.
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Hamburg_Pharrell_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_6.jpgImage: Ramon Haindl for Global Citizen

Hamburg_Khatina_Buniatishvili_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen.jpgGeorgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili performs on stage during Global Citizen Festival Hamburg.
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Hamburg_HerbertGrönemeyeri__RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_4.jpgHerbert Grönemeyer.
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Hamburg_Andreas Bourani__RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_5.jpgAndreas Bourani.
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Hamburg_Khatina_Buniatishvili_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgKhatia Buniatishvili.
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Hamburg_EllieGoulding_JorgModrowForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgEllie Goulding performs as confetti pours down.
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Hamburg_Coldplay_ChrisMarin_GreyHutton.jpgChris Martin from Coldplay performs 'Viva la Vida' as butterfly confetti fills the room.
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Hamburg_HerbertGronemeyer_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_4.jpgAndreas Bourani joins Herbert Grönemeyer on stage to perform.
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Hamburg_HerbertGronemeyer_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_3 copy.jpgHerbert Grönemeyer.
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Hamburg_EllieGoulding_GreyHutton_7.jpgEllie Goulding.
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Hamburg_Pharrell_RamonHaindlForGlobalCitizen.jpgPharrell.
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Hamburg_Coldplay_Shakira_GreyHuttonForGlobalCitizen_2.jpgChris Martin and Shakira perform 'Yellow.'
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