YouTube is once again a worldwide digital streaming partner for the Global Citizen festival and will feature a special livestream of the full concert at YouTube.com/GlobalCitizen, presented by Google's Made With Code movement.
METALLICA, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Demi Lovato and MAJOR LAZER will headline the 2016 Global Citizen festival, the annual free ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York City on Saturday, September 24. The festival will harness actions from millions of global citizens around the world to hold world leaders accountable to the progress made toward achieving the global goals set out by the United Nations last year.
Special guest performances will be given by Usher, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Ellie Goulding, Yandel, and Yusuf/Cat Stevens.
Hosts for this year's festival will include Chelsea Handler, Deborralee and Hugh Jackman, Neil Patrick Harris, Priyanka Chopra, Salma Hayek Pinault and Seth Meyers.
Global Citizen is a social action platform for the global generation who are passionate about learning and taking action on the world's biggest issues.
Global Citizen works in partnership with and supports some of the most effective organizations working to achieve the global goals and end extreme poverty. Committed to providing the most interesting stories, effective actions and powerful campaigns, Global Citizen aims to reach and recruit the largest possible number of people who care about global issues.