BTS’s Jungook, Anitta, DJ D-Nice and Sofia Carson have been added to the lineup for this year’s Global Citizen Festival, joining festival headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ms. Lauryn Hill. Megan Thee Stallion, as well as Conan Gray and Stray Kids are also set to perform.
According to a press release, the festival’s 2023 call to action is focused on addressing the climate crisis, disrupting systemic issues that perpetuate extreme poverty and advocating for equity for women and girls across the globe. Katie Hill, SVP, Head of Music, Entertainment and Artist Relations, Global Citizen, said, “This year’s campaign is driving a record number of actions from global citizens around the world, and we’re grateful to this year’s performers and presenters for leveraging their voices and joining us on the Great Lawn on September 23.”
In addition to the announcement of new performers, Global Citizen also unveiled the celebrities and advocates will participate in the event, set to take place on the Great Lawn of Central Park in New York City on Sept. 23. Bill Nye, Bridget Moynahan, Busy Philipps, Carmelo Anthony, Common, Connie Britton, Danai Gurira, Gayle King, Jordan Fisher, Lewis Pugh, Padma Lakshmi, Phoebe Gates, Rachel Brosnahan and Sophia Bush are among the guests.
Global Citizen Festival will take place on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park on Sept. 23. Free tickets can be earned to the NYC event by taking action on the Global Citizen app and online at www.globalcitizen.org.
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