The performers list for the upcoming Democratic National Convention has been revealed.
John Legend, the Chicks, Common, and Billie Eilish are all set to take the stage at the event next week, Deadline reported.
Leon Bridges, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Porter, Maggie Rogers, Prince Royce, and Stephen Stills will also make appearances.
“These artists are committed to engaging with, registering, and mobilizing voters to get us over the finish line in November,” Stephanie Cutter, program executive for the convention, said in a statement.
Convention organizers have confirmed the stars will perform new songs, as well as American classics.
The news comes before it was revealed youth choir members across the U.S. will perform the national anthem Monday evening, with Commonwealth Youthchoirs assembling 57 members to represent the 50 states and territories.
The majority of the convention, from Monday to Thursday, will take place virtually due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Speakers will no longer be travelling to host city Milwaukee.
It was then announced that Eva Longoria, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus would each M.C. a night of the Democratic National Convention, the convention committee confirmed Monday.
“This week, Americans will hear from people from all walks of life who are coming together to support Joe Biden’s vision for a more just, more democratic nation,” convention program executive Stephanie Cutter said in a statement, CNN reported.
”The voices we’re including are the perfect messengers to lift up our theme of unity and help us engage with more Americans than ever before.”
Longoria will lead Monday’s event, while Ross will do the honours Tuesday, whose theme will be “Leadership Matters”.
Washington will M.C. Wednesday’s programming, while Louis-Dreyfus will appear Thursday.