The Lady Gaga-curated “One World: Together At Home” virtual concert scored big ratings on Saturday thanks to its star-studded lineup that was simultaneously broadcast across ABC, NBC, CBS and other major networks.
Nielsen reports the concert drew in approximately 20.7 MILLION viewers across 26 networks. Of this total, 14.6 MILLION viewers tuned into the concert across ABC (5.34M), NBC (5.13M) and CBS (4.16M). In addition to airing on all NBC networks, ABC, ViacomCBS Networks, The CW and iHeartMedia channels, the event was also supported through a digital stream on major social network platforms.
At press time, the concert livestream on Global Citizen’s official YouTube page was the #1 trending video with over 20 MILLION views.
The massive event, which was made possible through the partnership of Global Citizen and The World Health Organization, paid tribute to frontline and essential workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic throughout its eight-hour broadcast. Global Citizen announced they raised $127.9 MILLION with the help of Lady Gaga to support healthcare workers in the fight against Coronavirus.
The performance times for Global Citizen’s “One World: Together at Home” special have been revealed.
The first six hours of the special will be live-streamed on YouTube, while the main show will be shown on ABC, CBS, and NBC. pic.twitter.com/OVzltGvlGg
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“One World: Together At Home” was touted as the largest (virtual) gathering of major artists and influencers since Live Aid in 1985. Performers included Lady Gaga, Céline Dion, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Jennifer Lopez, Camila Cabello, Sam Smith, John Legend, Andrea Bocelli, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney and many more.
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