Elton John, Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys team up to give a charity show for COVID-19


The gala will air the same day that the first awards of the season, the canceled iHeartRadio Music Awards, were to be delivered

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The musician Elton John will present this Sunday a concert broadcast on television that will try to raise money for charities and will feature Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and other artists who will perform from their homes for the coronavirus crisis.

Backstreet Boys, Billie Joe Armstrong and Tim McGraw They complete the first list of confirmed musicians in a gala that will be broadcast the same day that the first awards of the season were to be delivered, the canceled ones iHeartRadio Music Awards, announced this Wednesday the chain Fox.

All participating artists they will do , from their homes and they will be recorded with their own equipment to follow the recommendations for social distancing imposed by the authorities in order to stop the spread of COVID-19, reported the channel.

The proceeds will go to organizations Feeding America and First Responders Children’s Foundation, whose action tries to deliver food to the most disadvantaged families in the US, many of which depend on school canteens for the nutrition of their children, who now do not go to schools closed by coronavirus.

The concert will reach the platforms of Streaming after its television broadcast.

Other channels and celebrities have organized solidarity programs from their homes, for example the presenter and actress Rosie O’Donnell directed a special on the Hispanic chain Telemundo during the weekend.

Also the TV star James Corden presented a special program of , “Late Late Show” from , garage.

Among other solidarity actions, the Jackson Estate fund (which manages the artist's estate) has donated $ 300,000 to assist in the fight against coronavirus in three organizations of entertainment and food workers.

Also, the Recording Academy, the institution that annually organizes Grammy, announced the creation of A relief fund to alleviate the effects that the global coronavirus crisis is having on the music industry and especially in live performances, from workers in “Concerts in hotels and bars at major music festivals”.

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