Oyogist has learned that a handful of Nigerian superstars were selected to join international artists at the Global citizen live show.
The selected artists includes Femi Kuti, Davido, Burna Boy and Tiwa Savage.
The theme for this year’s concert is “Defend The Planet, Defeat Poverty,” as international artistes including Adam Lambert, Alessia Cara, Angélique Kidjo, Billie Eilish, BTS, Camila Cabello, Coldplay, Demi Lovato, DJ Snake, Doja Cat, Ed Sheeran, H.E.R., Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd and, Usher were also chosen.
The show will be held for 24 hours across cities in 6 continents, simultaneously. Lagos, Rio de Janeiro, New York City, Paris, London, Seoul, Los Angeles, and Sydney will all be live.
A tweet from the Global Citizen Live organisers twitter page read.
“#GlobalCitizenLive, featuring @teddysphotos, @lorde, @theweeknd, @bts.bighitofficial & more, is on Sept. 25! Live across 6 continents, this 24-hour, once-in-a-generation broadcast + livestream event will bring the world together to defend the planet & defeat poverty,”