Lady Gaga raises $35 million for WHO, announces virtual concert ‘One World’

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Pop star Lady Gaga has announced an all-star benefit concert to raise money for charities and healthcare professionals fighting against coronavirus. The event will be streamed across the internet, including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, on 18 April. A highlights show will be broadcast on BBC One on 19 April. Gaga’s event, which she has helped organise with Global Citizen, is called the One World: Together at Home concert, and will see stars performing from their homes. Money raised by the event will support the COVID-19 Response Fund, powered by the UN Foundation, which will globally fund essential PPE, supplies and testing kits. One World will include Gaga herself, along with Paul McCartney, Billie Eilish, Elton John, John Legend, Chris Martin, Andrea Bocelli and Lizzo.