During Queen Bey’s performance, the 34-year-old singer brought out Sheeran for an acoustic rendition of “Drunk in Love”.
Each year, Global Citizen Fest brings awareness to social issues through high-profile speakers and musical performances – this year featured Beyonce, Coldplay, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, Tori Kelly, and more. The First Lady appeared on stage immediately following Beyoncé’s incredible high-energy performance and praised the grammy victor, saying she was, “honored to follow a woman who I admire and adore”.
One of the perks of the Global Citizen program is that a person who has won tickets can continue completing action journeys in hopes of winning more.
Eddie Vedder and Beyonce perform “Redemption Song” during the Global Citizen Festival at Central Park on September 26, in New York City.
As 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported, the 2015 Global Citizen Festival was held on the park’s Great Lawn. Beyoncé certainly delivered Saturday night when she performed in front of 60,000 screaming fans for almost an hour. “I’m very fond of your music and your voice and want you to perform at the festival.’ At first, I refused to believe him but later, I realised it was actually him”, says the singer.
The First Lady went on to stress the seriousness of the 62 Million Girls campaign as she earned a loud applause for the crowd.
While Chris had a memorable guest of his own during Coldplay’s spot, singing Just a Little Bit of Your Heart with Ariana Grande. Other stars who took part in performing and attending the show included Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Stephen Colbert and Hugh Jackman, US Weekly reported.
Usher, Common, Laverne Cox, Katie Holmes, Connie Britton, Tori Kelly, and Sunidhi Chauhan, will also make appearances for the cause, so it should be worthwhile to tune in. She would ultimately be welcomed to the stage by Beyoncé herself.
Malala Yousafzai (2nd right), Nobel Peace Prize victor, education advocate and Co-founder of the Malala Fund, and her ambassadors onstage at the Global Citizens Concert.