Variety, the Children’s Charity among beneficiaries of One Humanity Live event featuring performances from 150 global stars
Dua Lipa, Jason Derulo, Ricky Martin, Eva Longoria Baston, CeeLo Green, Alesha Dixon, Ronan Keating, Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke, Luis Fonsi, Jewel, Maluma, Marisha Wallace, Tallia Storm, David Walliams and Deepak Chopra are among the 150 global stars performing in the 24-hour broadcast. One Humanity Live, in partnership with the Global Gift Foundation and raising funds for COVID-19 relief efforts, have announced an incredible line-up of international talent aiming to unite the world through the power of dreams on May 29. Fans will be able to watch on YouTube, Facebook, IGTV, TikTok and ohm.constellation.art, as well as a number of major TV networks.
More than 150 global stars will perform in the ground-breaking, 24-hour fundraising broadcast on May 29 from 20:00 GST/16:00 GMT. This amazing line-up includes icons from the worlds of music, sport, film, art, fashion and health and wellness coming together to reignite the power of dreaming and unite the world with messages of unity, hope and positivity at a time when it is needed most.
Having already confirmed Jason Derulo and Dua Lipa last week, OHM Live has now added the likes of Alesha Dixon, Melanie C, Urban Voices Collective, Amanda Holden, Pixie Lott, Ronan Keating, Alexandra Burke, Tallia Storm, Outcry ft Natasha Grano Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and mental-health activist Jewel, five-time Grammy award-winner CeeLo Green, Colombian superstar Maluma, and speaker, writer and alternative medicine advocate Deepak Chopra.
“Global Gift Foundation firmly believes in the statement ‘better together’,” said Maria Bravo, co-founder of Global Gift Foundation. “That is why we’ve partnered with Constellation and joined their call to action of uniting dreamers worldwide to reshape the future of our planet. We hope people around the world will join us and take part in our dream of uniting humanity for a good cause. In the UK we will be benefitting the NHS Charities together fund and also Variety, the Children’s Charity.”
OHM Live is raising funds for a number of NGOs, supporting their COVID19-related initiatives. All money raised through OHM Live’s Constellation Dream Fund will go to beneficiary organisations across the world who are supporting those on the front lines fighting the current pandemic. By supporting a range of causes, and featuring the over 150 names from around the world, the event will reflect the genuinely global mission and reach of OHM Live. Under the banner of “dream with us”, they will also try to inspire real-time engagement from viewers as they try to collect a billion dreams.
Across the broadcast’s 24 hours, which can be viewed on YouTube, Facebook, IGTV, TikTok and ohm.constellation.art as well as a number of major TV networks, the OHM Live programme has been carefully constructed to feature major stars from each region as the “peak time” moves across different territories.
Europe’s segment is packed with Spanish and French stars, including actors Esther Acebo, Najwa Nimri and Enrique Arce from the Emmy-award winning show ‘La Casa de Papel’, Álvaro Rico from the Netflix series ‘Elite’, voice of the Gypsy Kings Nicholas Reyes, dancer Haspop, Mamadou Sakho, and Lorena Bernal along with her football coach husband Mikel Arteta, who overcame COVID19 himself earlier this year. Italy will be represented by multi-Grammy award-winning singer Laura Pausini, while from the UK and Ireland, there will be performances and content from Ronan Keating, Melanie C, Pixie Lott, David Walliams and Alexandra Burke, plus an in-depth interview with Dua Lipa.
In the Indian subcontinent, the schedule will feature contributions from Karan Johar, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Mallika Dua, Mahira Khan and Ali Zafar, along with a special segment with Amanda Cerny and Jacqueline Fernandez. Later, audiences in the Arab World will be able to catch exclusive content from Ragheb Alama, Nadine Labaki, Huda Kattan and DJ Bliss.
In the Americas, Jason Derulo tops out a US bill that includes the aforementioned Jewel, CeeLo Green and Deepak Chopra, as well as Becky G, Macy Gray, Sheila E and Nicky Jam. There will also be a live meditation session hosted by Jay Shetty. In Latin America, superstars such as Maluma, Miguel Bosé, Carlos Rivera, Jencarlos, Belinda, Karol Sevilla, Natalia Jimenez and boyband CNCO are all part of a truly remarkable schedule.
“Over the 24 hours, we wanted to make OHM Live a truly global experience – so that people everywhere would be able to participate,” commented Constellation co-founder Zaid Fredericks. “The programme has not been designed to cater to a certain audience or a certain country but for every time zone, every region. We want to make sure that everyone understands that for 24 hours on May 29 we are all in this together, whether you’re in Africa, the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia or India. Everyone’s dream is important. Everyone’s dream needs to be heard.”
Jo Carter, CEO of Variety, the Children’s Charity, added: “We are thrilled to be have been chosen as one of the beneficiary charities for this remarkable event, and can’t thank our friends at the Global Gift Foundation enough for thinking of Variety and the families we support at this incredibly challenging time. The money that Variety receives from this event will help us to support more disabled and disadvantaged children, and their families in the UK, at a time when they need our help more than ever. We hope that everyone who watches really enjoys the range of performances and contributes their dreams as part of our global community.”