Concert for Ukraine, a fundraising concert to take place in the Birmingham NEC has Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello and Snow Patrol join the line-up.
Concert for Ukraine will be televised on ITV, with acts Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello and Snow Patrol aiming to raise money to support the Ukrainian crisis.
The two-hour concert will take place on Tuesday 29th March 2022 from Birmingham’s NEC.
The broadcast will combine the emotive musical performances from the confirmed acts, interlaced with short films recognising the ongoing relief efforts, and the plight faced currently by the conflict in Ukraine.
Sheeran and Cabello join the billing with performances from Tom Odell, Nile Rodgers, and the Kingdom Choir as Global Radio presenters Roman Kemp, Marvin Humes and Emma Bunton are also confirmed to host the concert.
Viewers will be able to donate money to the cause throughout the Concert for Ukraine evening.
“In times of trouble, you can always count on great musical artists to come together to help bring focus on what really matters,” states performer Nile Rodgers.
“At this moment in time, nothing is more important than showing the people affected by conflict in Ukraine that we stand with them, that we are family.
This unification is something reiterated by international pop-star Cabello, “As refugees from Ukraine join millions of other displaced people around the globe, we all have a responsibility.
“One of the biggest needs is to get funds to organisations who can serve these communities directly, so we’re focusing our efforts on doing that as quickly as we can.”
It is expected that with ITV and Global Radio’s collective efforts, alongside all sponsorship and advertising revenue generated from the broadcast of Concert for Ukraine that ITV and the Disasters Emergency Committee will raise over £3 million.
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