Pharrell and Al Gore Announce ‘Live Earth’ Concert in June
Pharrell and Al Gore are teaming up for a better earth. At the World Economic Forum this morning (Jan. 21), the 'Happy' singer and the former vice president and longtime environmental advocate announced that they'll be bringing the world the 'Live Earth' concert this summer.
They aim to make this the largest show ever and surpass what was done at the last 'Live Earth' show in 2007. Pharrell, who serves as the event's creative director, and Gore reveal that the gig will play from Antarctica and major stadiums in the U.S., China, Australia, Brazil and South Africa. The concert will end in France's national stadium, Stade de France, in Paris, which is where a big climate pact was signed at a conference in December.
“The purpose is to have a billion voices with one message, to demand climate action now,” Gore said, explaining that they predict to reach 2 billion people through TV, radio and web coverage.
“Instead of just having people perform, we literally are going to have humanity harmonize all at once," Pharrell added.
While there is no lineup announced yet, 100 artists are expected to participate in the show, which will take place on June 18.
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