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After the One World: Together at Home U.S. broadcast event this weekend, Canadian artists like Celine Dion, Michael Buble and Alessia Cara will team up April 26 for their own star-studded broadcast event in Canada to support local food banks and hospital workers battling the novel coronavirus.
The star-studded Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble event will also feature musical performances or appearances from their homes by Bryan Adams, Shania Twain, Sarah McLachlan, Howie Mandel, Will Arnett, Russell Peters, Jason Priestley and Margaret Atwood.
Justin Bieber, Mike Myers, Ryan Reynolds, Avril Lavigne and Kiefer Sutherland were added to Canadian TV special just ahead of the April 26 airdate, in addition to David Foster, Robbie Robertson, Dan Levy and Eugene Levy also appearing.
The TV event, to air on the CTV, CBC, Global Television and Citytv networks, aims to support health care workers and others on the front lines to battle COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Homegrown stars coming together to perform or appear on Canadian TV comes as Canada continues a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Around 24 TV, radio and streaming platforms will present the commercial-free 90 minute special, with viewers asked to donate to Food Banks Canada, a charity supporting food banks countrywide.
The stateside One World: Together at Home event featured appearances by Lady Gaga, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, Oprah Winfrey and Billie Eilish, among others.
April 23 5 a.m. Updated with new additions to the April 26 COVID-10 fundraising TV concert.
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