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Usher performs at Global Citizen's "Unite for Our Future" concert. (Photo: @GlobalCitizen/YouTube)

Usher Performs New Single “I Cry” Inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, at Global Citizen Concert

It was easily the most powerful and emotional performance at Global Citizen’s “Unite for Our Future” concert – and one that has received rapturous support online. Usher has performed his new single “I Cry” for the first time, a song inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The performance began with the singer saying “I…

Kerry Washington (Photo: @GlobalCitizen/YouTube)

Kerry Washington, Billy Porter and Opal Tometi Call for Racial Equality During Global Citizen Concert

Kerry Washington, Billy Porter and Opal Tometi have all taken part in the Global Citizen “Unite for Our Future” concert to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on marginalised communities – in particular, people of colour. The special event, which was hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, featured dozens of artists and activists from around the globe including Selma…

Miley Cyrus performs at the Global Citizen "United for Our Future" concert. (Photo: @GlobalCitizen/YouTube)

Miley Cyrus Dedicates Global Citizen Performance to Researchers Working to End COVID-19

Miley Cyrus has performed a spectacular cover of  “Help!” during the Global Citizen “Unite for Our Future” concert. The superstar stood in the middle of an empty Rose Bowl Stadium (where there’s space for 90,000 people!) and belted out the hit Beatles tune standing on a podium which spelled out the title of the song….

Tina Knowles arranges COVID-19 mobile testing in Houston, Texas. Photo: Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock.com

Tina Knowles Lawson Teams Up with Beyoncé’s Foundation to Offer Mobile COVID-19 Testing in Houston

Philanthropist Tina Knowles Lawson, and mama of superstar Beyoncé, is behind an important initiative to encourage COVID-19 testing. Sponsored by Beyoncé’s BeyGOOD Foundation, Knowles Lawson has arranged for free mobile testing services to be available this Mother’s Day weekend in their home city of Houston, Texas. “The virus is wreaking havoc on the Black community so we…

Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem Donate Over 150,000 Masks and Gloves to Hospitals in Spain

Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem are doing their bit to help medical staff working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic in their home country of Spain. The superstar couple, together with legendary Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar and Spanish musician Alejandro Sanz have sourced and donated 152,000 surgical masks and gloves to the Gregorio Marañon Hospital in Madrid…

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Launch Official Quarantine Wine to Support Coronavirus Relief Charities

Well this may just be the best idea that’s come out of quarantine yet… Superstar couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have today launched their newest little project: Official Quarantine Wine. And yep, just as it sounds, it’s wine for you to drink while you’re stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic. But what makes this so…

Ryan Reynolds urges fans to support Canadian hospital staff. (Photo: @vancityreynolds/Instagram)

Ryan Reynolds Wants You to Buy a “Boring AF” T-shirt to Support Canadian Hospital Staff

Ryan Reynolds is hoping to raise money for hospital staff in urgent need of protective gear and in true Ryan Reynolds-style, he’s found a hilarious way to do it! The actor has shared a video of himself on social media wearing a black and white T-shirt that simply reads “Conquer COVID-19”. “As you can see it’s…

Portia De Rossi shares a video of her art factory on social media. (Photo: @generalpublic.art/Instagram)

Portia de Rossi’s Art Company Makes Face Shields for Hospital Staff During Coronavirus Pandemic

Portia De Rossi is using her art business, General Public, to help make protective gear for hospital workers across America. The actress and philanthropist’s factory which is normally used to create 3D art works, is now being used to make face shields. “We usually sheet canvas and make prints…that’s my business. We sell art,” Portia explains in a…

Amal and George Clooney, photo by taniavolobueva/ shutterstock.com)

Amal and George Clooney Donate $1 Million to COVID-19 Relief

Amal and George Clooney have donated US $1 million to a number of organisations supporting coronavirus relief efforts. The superstar couple has given $250,000 to both the Motion Picture and Television Home and the SAG-AFTRA Fund to give financial aid to people working in entertainment who’ve been impacted by widespread industry closures. The Clooneys have also…

U2 have made a generous donation to help buy urgent protective personal equipment for hospital workers in Ireland. (Photo: Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock.com)

U2 Donate €10 Million to Help Buy Protective Gear for Hospital Workers

Irish superstars U2 are the latest celebrities to step up to support frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Bono and his band mates, Adam Clayton, the Edge and Larry Mullen Jr have donated €10 million to help buy masks, gloves and other protective personal equipment for health workers across Ireland. That’s about US $10.9 million…

Lady Gaga announces virtual concert special to benefit WHO's Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund. (Photo: @YouTube)

Lady Gaga, Global Citizen & WHO Announce Virtual Concert for Coronavirus Relief

Lady Gaga is taking her kindness to the next level. The superstar has announced she’s going global along with Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Jimmy Kimmel, John Legend, Keith Urban and a bunch of other stars for a virtual concert special to benefit healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. The concert, which will be broadcast on Saturday,…

Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson order 120 tacos for staff at their local hospital (Photo via @codysimpson/Instagram)

Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson Shout Lunch for “Hero” Healthcare Workers

Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson have found a way to show their appreciation for the doctors, nurses and healthcare staff working through the coronavirus pandemic. The famous couple have shouted lunch for the team at their local hospital – ordering 120 tacos and writing uplifting messages on each meal!   View this post on Instagram   Tacos for…

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