(Paris, France | September 7, 2021) - International advocacy organization, Global Citizen, will welcome international icon Elton John, British superstar Stormzy, and special guest performers, Grammy nominated Charlie Puth, and Fatma Said to the Paris stage of Global Citizen Live on Sept. 25, 2021. Elton John, Stormzy, and Charlie Puth join Ed Sheeran and the incredible list of artists in Paris who are donating their time and talent to this once-in-a-generation, 24-hour worldwide event, that includes: Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, Black Eyed Peas, Christine and the Queens, and special guest Angélique Kidjo. Additionally, TF1/TMC, the largest French television broadcaster, is one of the many networks around the world that will air Global Citizen Live that day.
The Global Citizen Live event in Paris is a free ticketed event. Fans and activists can go to globalcitizen.org/fr/live/, today and start taking ‘online actions’ - such as signing a petition - to call on world leaders to deliver:
Health & Safety - All Global Citizen Live events comply with the latest COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. At the Paris festival on the Champ de Mars, attendees must be masked, and must also show proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test, as required by the French Government’s guidelines.
Elton John said, “I am honored to join the stage in Paris with such an incredibly talented group of artists in support of Global Citizen and the important work they are doing to better people’s lives all over the world.”
The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said, “Faced with a climate emergency, inequality and a world reeling from Covid-19, we need to radically change our way of life and rethink our interaction with our planet, both as producers and consumers. Young people everywhere are taking action to build tomorrow’s world. The City of Paris is honored to host Global Citizen Live Paris, demonstrating our commitment to protect the planet and build a more just society."
Timed to the UN General Assembly, ahead of the G20 and COP26 Meetings, Global Citizen Live will be a global moment of unity across six continents. Artists, luminaries, dignitaries, and citizens in Lagos, Rio de Janeiro, New York City, Paris, London, Seoul, Los Angeles, Sydney, and more will call on governments, corporations, and philanthropists to make new commitments to defend the planet & defeat poverty, focusing on climate change, vaccine equity, and famine. Global Citizen Live events will be broadcast on Sept. 25, 2021 on television, radio, and online with ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, + MORE (air dates and timings to come).
Global Citizen Live is supported by a corporate coalition, including Global Partners: Accenture, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Salesforce, Verizon, and campaign partners Hilton, WW International, and World Wide Technology who will engage support from the private sector in driving new commitments toward the campaign’s policy objectives. Access Bank is a Global Citizen Live campaign partner in Nigeria.
Campaign co-chairs include: Chuck Robbins, Chairman and CEO of Cisco; Jane Fraser, CEO of Citi; James Quincey, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company; Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines; Lorraine Twohill, CMO of Google; Michael Rapino, CEO of Live Nation; Marc Pritchard, CBO of P&G; Marc Benioff, Chair and CEO of Salesforce; Hans Vestberg, Chairman and CEO of Verizon; and Mindy Grossman, CEO of WW International.
Executive Producers of the Global Citizen Live campaign include: Michele Anthony for UMG, Francine Katsoudas, Tina Kennedy, Eric Ortner, Guy Oseary, Michael Rapino for Live Nation, Brian N. Sheth, Wassim “Sal” Slaiby and Chris Stadler.
The program will be executive produced by Jane Y. Mun, with producing partners Deviants Media, Diversified Production Services, Done and Dusted Productions, Ken Ehrlich Productions, Live Nation, Livewire Pictures, TMPL Motion Pictures, and U-Live (a UMG Nigeria company).
Line-ups for London and Los Angeles, will be revealed in the coming days. To learn more, or to take action visit, www.globalcitizen.org/fr/, and follow @glblctzn on Instagram, Tik Tok, Twitter, & YouTube.
Global Citizen is the world's largest movement of action takers and impact makers dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030. With over 10 million monthly advocates, our voices have the power to drive lasting change around sustainability, equality, and humanity. We post, tweet, message, vote, sign, and call to inspire those who can make things happen to act — government leaders, businesses, philanthropists, artists, and citizens — together improving lives. By downloading our app, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards with tickets to concerts, events, and experiences all over the world. For more information, visit GlobalCitizen.org.
Sunshine Sachs on Behalf of Global Citizen, email@example.com