iHeartMedia and FOX have announced that Elton John will be hosting a virtual benefit concert amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic called the IHEART LIVING ROOM CONCERT FOR AMERICA. The show is scheduled to air on Sunday (March 29) in place of the now postponed iHeartRadio Music Awards.
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This Sunday night, we are paying tribute to the front line health professionals & local heroes who are helping to fight the spread of COVID-19 with a one-of-a-kind concert event. ❤️ Watch the iHeartRadio Living Room Concert For America on @foxtv this Sunday night at 9PM ET / 6PM PT. Click the link in the bio for more details. ? #iHeartConcertOnFOX
According to the announcement, the concert will have an intimate feel as each artist performs“from their own homes, filmed with their personal cell phones, cameras, and audio equipment, to ensure the health and safety of all involved.”
The hour-long concert will feature more than just music. In addition to the artists performing, the concert will also be paying tribute to the first responders, local heroes, and front line health professionals that are fighting the virus and putting themselves in harm’s way.
The virtual concert will also be encouraging donations and support for two of the many charitable organizations assisting victims and first responders during this pandemic: Feeding America and First Responders Children’s Foundation.
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Tim McGraw is slated to perform as well as many other artists across several genres of music. It will include performances by Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mariah Carey, and more. It should definitely be a very entertaining and uplifting night of unprecedented performances.
Be sure to tune in this Sunday (March 29) from 9:00-10:00 PM ET or 6:00-7:00 PM PT on FOX.
Watch Tim McGraw perform “Truck Yeah” at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival below.