International advocacy organization Global Citizen hostedVAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World, a global broadcast and streaming special that aims to inspire vaccine confidence worldwide and help get the COVID-19 vaccines to everyone, everywhere.
During the special, Global Citizen, called on philanthropists and corporations to donate enough "dollars-for-doses" to vaccinate more than 27 million heroic health workers, that are serving on the global frontlines, in the world's poorest countries everyday.
VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World was pre-taped at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.
It aired live on ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, YouTube, iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations and the iHeartRadio App.
With support from the World Health Organization (WHO), European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy and G20 Chair Mario Draghi, and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, and the State of California, the special, hosted by multi-platinum recording artist, actress and producer Selena Gomez, included a night of musical performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and H.E.R.
VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World is part of Global Citizen's overall 2021 Recovery Plan for the World, a year-long campaign and series of events that aims to help end COVID-19 for all, end the hunger crisis, resume learning everywhere, protect the planet, and advance equity for all.