Star-Studded Concert Raises $127.9 Million For WHO

The Hill reports:

A cadre of renowned musicians on Saturday helped raised more than $127 million for the World Health Organization (WHO) and other regional charities working to address the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The massive fundraising haul came via “One World: Together At Home,” an 8-hour virtual concert organized by international advocacy group Global Citizen and Lady Gaga and broadcast around the world.

Saturday’s virtual concert was hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert and included music performances, as well as conversations with politicians and health care leaders. Taylor Swift, Elton John, the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney were among the stars to perform during the event. Michelle Obama and Laura Bush made an appearance together to share a message of thanks to health care workers around the world.