2022 Global Citizen Announces Mariah Carey as Performer
Published on August 11, 2022 |
GLOBAL CITIZEN ANNOUNCES LINEUPS FOR THE 2022 GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK AND ACCRA, GHANA ON SEPTEMBER 24
METALLICA, CHARLIE PUTH, JONAS BROTHERS, MÅNESKIN, MARIAH CAREY, MICKEY GUYTON AND ROSALÍA READY TO PERFORM AT THE GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK’S CENTRAL PARK
PRIYANKA CHOPRA JONAS WILL HOST THE GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL: NYC
GLOBAL CITIZENS’ FESTIVAL CALLS ON GLOBAL LEADERS TO EMPOWER GIRLS, CLOSE THE CLIMATE FINANCE GAP, MITIGATE THE GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS AND RELIEVE THE CRUSHING DEBT NOW
Festival tickets are free and can be won by downloading the Global Citizen app or visiting www.globalcitizen.org take action on campaign issues.
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Broadcast and stream from Accra and New York on ABC, ABC News Live, FX, Hulu, iHeartRadio, TimesLIVE, Twitter, YouTube and more
The international advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced the queues for the 10th anniversary of the World Citizen Festivalwhich takes place in Central Park in New York, presented by Citi and Cisco, and Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana, presented by Harith General Partners, the Saturday, September 24, 2022.
Since starting to light up the Great Lawn in Central Park in 2012, the Citizen of the World Festival became the world’s longest-running global campaign calling for an end to extreme poverty that unites millions of voices, amplified by the world’s greatest artists, demanding that world leaders act NOW.
Globally, the disproportionate impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed almost 100 million more people into extreme poverty and is reversing recent trends of reduced inequality, causing at least three years to be lost. of progress. Without urgent action NOW, this setback will only get worse. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has made the situation even worse, with as many as 323 million people facing acute hunger, and 1.2 billion people now living in countries facing a perfect storm of food crises. , energy and finance. If we don’t act NOW, up to 200 million more people could be pushed into extreme poverty by November.
The 2022 World Citizen Festival call on world leaders at the UN General Assembly and ahead of the G20 and COP27 in November to scale up and invest $600 million in the future of women and girls, close the 10 billion, to provide $500 million to help African farmers respond to the global food crisis and provide urgent relief from crippling debts to End extreme poverty NOW.
With two stages in international cultural capitals, New York and Accra, in Ghana, the World Citizen Festival 2022 will stream and stream on ABC, ABC News Live, FX, Hulu, iHeartRadio, TimesLIVE, Twitter, YouTube, and more. ABC News Live will air on Saturday, September 24 and a primetime special, Global Citizen Festival: Act NOW, will air on ABC on Sunday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. CT. Additional details will follow in the coming weeks.
Performers on the Central Park stage will include Metallica, Charlie Puth, Jonas Brothers, MÅNESKIN, Mariah Carey, Mickey Guyton and Rosalia with more to announce. Global Citizen Festival: NYC to be Hosted by Actor, Producer, Author and Global Citizen Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Jonas.
On the occasion of the 65th anniversary of Ghana’s independence and the 20th anniversary of the African Union, Accra’s iconic Black Star Square will see live performances from Usher, SZA, Stormzy, Gyakie, SHE, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy and STEM with more to announce.
“Decades of systemic and political failures have led humanity into the midst of converging and rapidly deteriorating crises – climate, hunger, health, war and conflict. The most marginalized populations are paying the price for our leaders’ stagnant inaction , and now millions of lives, and the future of our planet, hang in the balance. We refuse to sit idly by and watch! We refuse to accept the starvation of multitudes when solutions are at hand. We Demand a secure future for girls everywhere. We demand governments keep their climate finance promises. We demand relief from the debts that are unjustly crushing economies. And we demand action NOW, while it is there is still time to change our collective trajectory.- Hugh Evans, co-founder and CEO, Global Citizen
Festival tickets are free and can be won by downloading the Global Citizen app or visiting www.globalcitizen.org take action on campaign issues. For every action taken, users earn points which can be redeemed for festival tickets.
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About Mariah Carey
MARIAH CAREY is a multi-award winning author, entrepreneur, philanthropist, producer and artist and songwriter. She is the best-selling female artist of all time with over 200 million albums sold to date and 19 Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (including 18 self-penned) – more than any solo artist in the story. With her distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific songwriting and talent as a producer, Carey is truly the epitome of modern pop performance. Mariah is also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and has won numerous Grammy Awards, numerous American Music Awards, three Guinness World Record titles, Billboard’s “Artist of the Decade” and “Icon” awards, the World Music Award for “World’s Best-Selling Female Artist of the Millennial,” the Ivor Novello Award for the “PRS for Music Special International Award,” and BMI’s “Icon Award” for Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting, to name a few. to name a few.
Carey’s cultural impact has transcended the music industry to leave an indelible mark on the world at large. In 2009, Carey received the Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Spring International Film Festival for her critically acclaimed role in Lee Daniels’ “Precious.” A recipient of a Congressional Award, Carey has generously given her time and energy to various philanthropic causes close to her heart, including Save the Music, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, World Hunger Relief, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation, among others. . A strong supporter of children’s charities, both national and international, Carey founded Camp Mariah in partnership with the Fresh Air Fund, a retreat for inner-city children to explore career development. In 2020, Mariah’s gripping memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, was recognized as one of the New York Times’ #1 bestsellers upon release. In 2021, she launches her foray into the world of spirits with Black Irish – an Irish cream with a name that serves as a playful nod to her family heritage. In 2021, Mariah achieved the first Diamond certification on a holiday single for her world famous song “All I Want for Christmas is You”. In April 2022, the RIAA declared Mariah the most certified female artist for album certifications, achieving over 69.5 million album sales and streams.