Elton John announces aid live performance with significant musical functions

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Elton John will host a star-studded, streamable concert to offer aid and fork out tribute to frontline health specialists.

Residing Home Concert for The usa will function performances by Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Tim McGraw, the Backstreet Boys and Billie Joe Armstrong.

FOX and iHeartMedia introduced on Wednesday the renowned artists will be “filmed with their personal cell telephones, digicam and audio equipment” as they proceed to isolate at dwelling.

18-year-previous Grammy winner Billie Eilish will join the other headliners. Photo: Getty 

The concert will air this Sunday in The us – which is about 11am on Monday for these watching in Australia.

The time slot takes the position of the yearly iHeartRadio New music Awards, which was cancelled to reduce the unfold of coronavirus.

The 1-hour occasion will also stimulate viewers to donate to the charity organisations Feeding The us and 1st Responders Children’s Basis.

Viewers can catch the live performance throughout all linear and digital Fox platforms, and on iHeartRadio stations.

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Elton John’s coronavirus concert follows Australia’s Isol-Support stay Instagram tunes festival, which returns this weekend for a next run.

The festival premiered previous weekend and highlighted 72 large-identify Aussie skills including Stella Donnelly, Angie McMahon, Didirri and Harvey Sutherland.

This Saturday and Sunday, musicians which include Courtney Barnett and Josh Pyke will go are living on Instagram to bring you the beats direct from their bedrooms.

Melbourne singer-songwriter Didirri was amongst the acts headlining Isol-Help. Photo: Getty

The gig is meant to increase cash for community performers who were being between the first to experience the pinch in the coronavirus lockdown.

The Australian music and arts scene has reportedly misplaced extra than $300 million in cancellations because of to the coronavirus pandemic.

The APRA Tunes Awards also introduced on Thursday it will stream the awards ceremony online.

The Aussie celebration was owing to get position at the Global Convention Centre in Sydney on April 28.

Jenny Morris, chair of the APRA board, mentioned party organisers were being devoted to streaming the show.

“Everyone included with the APRA Music Awards resolved that heading in advance with the awards was one thing we could and need to do – albeit in a very distinctive way, but one that brings the awards to new music fans significantly and broad for the initially time,” Morris claimed.

“It’s essential to celebrate and acknowledge the success and artistry of our songwriters whose function enrichens our lives.

“They will be the kinds who help us get by means of this time.”

Particulars on wherever the ceremony can be streamed have but to be introduced.