Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 Livestream With Oprah, Jay-Z, Beyonce And More

Global Citizen is going all out for their festival honouring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 is a campaign partnership between advocacy group Global Citizen and the House of Mandela with hopes of ending poverty by 2030.

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The star-studded festival will include a special keynote address from Oprah Winfrey and a musical performance by husband-and-wife superstar duo Beyonce and Jay-Z.

Other artists scheduled to appear are Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Kacey Musgraves, Pharrell Williams and Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi,  Usher, and Wizkid, among others.

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Celebrities from all pockets of entertainment will also stop by, including comedian Dave Chappelle, actress Naomi Campbell and YouTube stars Rhett & Link.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, had some big news to share on Twitter, revealing that the government of Canada was pledging $50 million to Global Citizen’s Education Cannot Wait initiative.

South African comedian and “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah will emcee the event. Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be livestreamed above via YouTube on Dec. 2 at 7 a.m. ET.

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