The “Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home” presented by YouTube & Viacom CBS Networks Africa in partnership with Idris Elba is currently underway.
The 2-hour special Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home aims to not only entertain viewers at home but also to raise funds to support food and health needs for children and families in Africa affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
All proceeds pre and post the virtual concert will be directed to The World Food Programme and UNICEF who have joined forces in support of those most impacted by COVID-19.
Hosted by Hollywood superstar Idris Elba, the event feature star-studded special appearances from Trevor Noah and performances from African legends Salif Keita, Angelique Kidjo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Ismael Lo together with some of the most talented artists across the continent, including Burna Boy, Bebe Cool, Tiwa Savage, Sho Madjozi, Davido, AKA and Tiwa Savage with newly announced performances from Drizilik, James Bks, Wavy Boy Smith and more who are uniting to commemorate Africa Day and provide hope and inspiration during COVID-19.
The benefit concert also features African musical legend, Yvonne Chaka Chaka together with Rita Ora, Richard Mofe Damijo, Masai Ujiri, Amadou Fall, Francis Ngannou, Pearl Thusi, Nelson Freitas, Boity Thulo, Eliud Kipchoge, Bonang Matheba, Timi Dakolo, Anika Noni Rose, Cobhams, Skepta, Wale, Jidenna, Serge Ibaka and French Montana with previously announced African and International stars who are all adding their messages of support.
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