Hosted by Dwayne Johnson of “The Titan Games,” NBC will air the two-hour special “Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert” on Saturday, June 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. 

The telecast, from Global Citizen and the European Commission, will highlight the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on marginalized communities, including people of color, those living in extreme poverty, and others facing discrimination.

The concert will feature performances from Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, J Balvin, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber and Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Usher and Yemi Alade. Those making appearances include Antoni Porowski, Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, David Beckham, Diane Kruger, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Jackman, Ken Jeong, Kerry Washington, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman, Salma Hayek Pinault and more.

“Global Citizens around the world are calling for systemic change, change that brings about justice for everyone, everywhere, regardless of where they were born or the color of their skin. If we are to end COVID-19 for all, we need our world leaders to commit the billions of dollars needed to equitably deliver testing, treatments, and vaccines,” said Hugh Evans, Co-Founder, and CEO, Global Citizen. “‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future — The Concert’ will bring the centuries-old concept of music as a motivator for change and unity, together with science and data, to honor the problem-solvers – including doctors, scientists, lab workers, essential workers, and human rights advocates – who are racing to not only create the cure for COVID-19 but also to ensure that it’s available for everyone who needs it.”

Companies including Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon, and Vodafone have also joined the Global Goal: Unite for Our Future campaign. These companies are making new financial pledges to end COVID-19 for all, including support for the development and equitable distribution of tests, treatments, and vaccines.

The Global Goal: Unite for Our Future campaign was launched last month under the patronage of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. The campaign, also supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust, focuses on addressing the pandemic’s impact on the most vulnerable and seeks to build back communities and economies with freedom and justice for all. 

“Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert” will air on broadcasters across the globe, including ARD, Canal+ Group, RTVE in Europe, Bell Media, CBC, Citytv, and Global TV, in Canada, NBC and iHeartMedia in the U.S., Grupo Globo in Brazil, MultiChoice Group and SABC in Africa, Fuji TV and Star India in Asia, and Channel Nine in Australia. The concert will also be streamed on global platforms including Apple, Brut, Roku, Insight TV, TIDAL, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo! and YouTube. Additional broadcasters include BARÇA TV, Bloomberg Television, Fundación Azteca, Mediacorp, MSNBC, MTV, SiriusXM, Sony Channel Latin America, and Turner Latin America. “Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert” will be produced by Hamish Hamilton and Done + Dusted.

Broadcasters 

TIDAL

How: TIDAL
When: June 27 | 9AM ET [Summit] and 8PM CET [Concert]

Twitch

How: Twitch
When: June 27 | 11AM-1PM PT [Summit] and 8PM CET [Concert]

Twitter

How: Twitter
When: June 27 | 9AM ET [Summit] and 8PM CET [Concert]

YouTube

When: June 27 | 7PM BST / 8PM CET & CAT / 2PM ET
2 pm BST Summit/ 7 pm BST Concert (UK)

LADBible

How: LADBible on Facebook
When: June 27 | 8PM CET

Yahoo

How: Yahoo!
When: June 27 | 8PM ET

Vogue Paris

How: Vogue Paris Facebook
When: June 27 | 8PM CET

MTV

When: June 27 | 21:00 BST (MTV Live HD Int)
June 28 | 23:40 (MTV Non Commercial)

Apple

Where: Global Markets
How: Apple Music, Beats 1, the Apple TV app
When:  June 27 | 8PM CET  | 8 PM ET

Deezer

How: DeezerApp
When:  June 27 | 8PM CET