One World: Together at Home Concert Special: Watch Along With Our Live Blog

Dozens of stars are joining forces to celebrate and support healthcare workers fighting against the coronavirus pandemic. Get all the details in real time right here.

By McKenna Aiello, Alyssa Morin Apr 19, 2020 2:12 AMTags
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One World: Together at Home is inviting you to be a part of history. 

In collaboration with Lady Gaga, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization, more than 70 musical artists and dozens of celebrities are banding together to celebrate and support healthcare workers fighting against the coronavirus pandemic. The global entertainment special gets going with a six-hour livestream (airing right here on E! Online) from 2:00-8:00 p.m. EST, then leads directly into a 2-hour broadcast airing across all major networks. 

Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert are hosting the virtual event, which also includes performances and appearances from Taylor SwiftElton JohnCeline DionJennifer LopezPaul McCartney and many more. 

We'll be recapping all the uplifting moments, inspiring stories and can't-miss details from One World: Together at Home all day long, so stay tuned to this page! 

Meet the Hometown Heroes From the One World: Together At Home Concert

2:00 p.m.: Andra Day kicks things off during the pre-show with a moving performance "Rise Up."

2:07 p.m.: Jason Segel honors hometown heroes with a special introduction, right before images of their hard work and dedication on the front lines are displayed. Moreover, he also shed a light on how the homeless are suffering in this global crisis.

2:10 p.m.: Niall Horan follows up Day's performance with an acoustic performance of his song, "Black and White." Before signing off, he says: "Thank you so much to anyone who works as an essential worker... You are doing an unbelievable job."

2:24 p.m.: Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn honor healthcare workers, as they fight on the frontlines. They introduced one doctor, who shared her touching story. Dr. Anna Carvalho said the biggest challenge has been being apart from her kids. "This is something I chose to do in order to keep them safe," she said of being isolated from her kids as they stay with her relatives. She recalls her baby asking her, "Momma, do you remember how we used to hug before Coronavirus?" For her, she hopes they can look back at this special and understand what was going on in the world and how their mom helped.

2:30 p.m.: Maren Morris performs for the first time since giving birth. She sings alongside Hozier, as they duet to the song, "The Bones."

2:34 p.m.: Adam Lambert gives a special performance of "Mad World."

2:38 p.m.: Rita Ora performs "I Will Never Let You Down."

2:40 p.m.: Jack Black puts a smile on everyone's face with his hilarious videos of dancing, working out and goofing around during quarantine.

2:48 p.m.: "I think the vulnerability of us human beings right now, is really showing a beautiful side of humanity," Kesha shares, while also thanking healthcare workers for their efforts. She performs "Rainbow."

3:00 p.m: Alright, alright, alright. Matthew McConaughey gives a shout out to everyone working during this pandemic. He also gives fans a teaser of what's to come later in the day.

3:02 p.m.: Luis Fonsi gives a touching performance of "No Me Doy Por Vencido." Before signing off, he thanks the essential workers who are "risking their lives everyday" to keep us safe.

3:05 p.m.: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen gives a special shout out to everyone working on the front lines during this pandemic.

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3:06 p.m.: Grab the tissues! Jennifer Hudson brings people to tears with her rendition of "Memory."

3:13 p.m.: Liam Payne performs his latest single with Alesso, "Midnight." Before singing, he shares a heartwarming message: "It's a pretty dark time for us all right now... I'm trying to think of all the beautiful things that are coming out of it and staying positive. This is one of them. We're all being brought a lot closer together by this solidarity that we have to feel right now... Everybody keep their heads up. I hope you're enjoying yourselves at home as much as you can. I hope me singing today brings some people some enjoyment."

3:21 p.m.: Sarah Jessica Parker shows her support and love for the healthcare workers at the NYC Elmhurst Hospital Center. 

3:23 p.m.: For some nostalgia, The Killers perform their hit, "Mr. Brightside." They also share a special message: "We wanted to express our gratitude and show some appreciation and some support for people on the front lines, whether that be at hospitals or clinics, supermarkets and the teachers out there, god bless you."

3:38 p.m.: Milky Chance performs "Stolen Dance." The duo reminds people to practice social distancing in order to flatten the curve.

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3:44 p.m.: Charlie Puth sings a slow rendition of his and Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again."

3:47 p.m.: David Beckham gives kids some soccer advice while also showing love and support to those risking their lives on the front lines.

4:00 p.m.: "Thank you, the love and admiration is undeniable," Jessie J shares ahead of her performance, as she thanks people fighting on the frontlines. She sings "Flashlight," because as she puts it, it's "for anyone who needs it."

4:05 p.m.: Lewis Hamilton honors everyone who is risking their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

4:06 p.m.: Common opens up about having conversations with his entire family all at once. Despite everything, he explains this global crisis is "bringing everyone together" like never before. He performs "The Light."

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4:18 p.m.: Before performing his hit song, "Robarte un Beso," Sebastián Yatra shares a few encouraging words: "Let's keep celebrating the lives of community workers and healthcare workers all over the world who are our heroes. Let's be their heroes as well by staying home."

4:22 p.m.: Ben Platt moves people to tears with his touching cover of The Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand." He picks it out for "all the people whose love language was physical affection."

4:32 p.m.: Annie Lennox sheds a light on how people can work together to help prevent another deadly pandemic from happening in the future. "Be safe, be well and please, stay home," she shares before singing "I Saved the World Today."

4:40 p.m.: "We are in this fight together...," Juanes expresses. "Please stay home." He performs a moving rendition of "Más Futuro Que Pasado.:

4:47 p.m.: Ellie Goulding sings an acoustic version of her hit tune, "Love You Like Me Do." She says a message of encouragement: "I think it's amazing that we're all staying home, keeping ourselves safe, keeping others safe and amazing that we all get to be in something together, as terrible as it is. I've seen such amazing kindness and togetherness and solidarity from people. It' been really cool to see. I wish it was in better circumstances."

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5:00 p.m.: Becky G shows her love and support to essential workers, and reminds us that we can all help out and give back during this time. "We're here to say thank you for risking your lives," she said.

5:05 p.m.: Despite everything going on in the world, Natti Natasha explains that "now is the time for gratitude." She encourages us to talk with our loved ones, to thank the essential workers risking their lives and how we can also help during the crisis.

5:20 p.m.: The cast of Contagion comes together to give a PSA about the COVID-19 outbreak. "Wash your hands like your life depends on it," Kate Winslet shares. "It is a choice, but it is a choice we have to make together," Marion Cotillard adds. "We can beat this thing together just by staying apart," Laurence Fishburne explains.

5:30 p.m.: Finneas performs a moving rendition of "Let's Fall in Love for the Night."

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5:50 p.m.: Michael Bublé sings a cover of The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows." 

5:53 p.m.: Rita Ora and Liam Payne join forces for an acoustic performance of "For You."

6:00 p.m.: Laverne Cox expresses gratitude, sharing, "We are here as global citizens to celebrate and thank healthcare and frontline essential community workers all over the world. You are risking your lives to save ours. We salute you." 

6:28 p.m.: Pierce Brosnan broadcasts from his art studio, saying, "This is a greeting to you all from my family and myself. You find me in my studio down here in Hawaii, where we have sequestered ourselves away... These are turbulent times. These are anguished times. We are all suffering greatly. We go to sleep with a suffering in our hearts and we wake up with one. However, there is hope and I believe strongly good things will come out of these turbulent times."

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6:37 p.m.: Outlander star Sam Heughan shares a call for action: "I'm sure like many of you, you've woken up the past few weeks and most mornings questioning yourself, 'How can we make sure this never happens again?' Well there's only one answer to that question. And that is to strengthen our healthcare systems."

6:40 p.m.: Leslie Odom Jr. is joined by wife Nicolette Robinson and their daughter for a performance of Beyoncé's "Brown Skin Girl."

6:44 p.m.: Lili Reinhart honors her sister, sharing, "If we are going to beat this virus, we must all work together. We need everyone from corporations to governments to philanthropists to artists to fund global COVID-19 response efforts. That includes getting critical supplies and resources to frontline healthcare workers like my sister, Chloe. Chloe is a nurse in the cardiovascular intensive care unit at the Cleveland Clinic. She is there every day risking her own life to save the lives of others. We can't let people like my sister risk their lives without doing everything that we possibly can to provide them with the resources that they need." 

6:50 p.m.: Ellie Goulding returns to perform "Let It Burn."

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6:54 p.m.: Sheryl Crow rocks out to "Everyday Is a Winding Road."

7:15 p.m.: K-pop group Super M perform "With You."

7:20 p.m.: Luis Fonsi sings an acoustic version of his hit song "Despacito." "These times that were living," he says, "it's so important to come together and to be one. It doesn't matter where we're from, it doesn't matter what language we speak, what the color of our skin is. It's about coming together and being one."

7:33 p.m.: Lady Antebellum perform "What I'm Leaving For," and yes it's wonderful. 

7:47 p.m.: John Legend jams out to "Bigger Love."

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7:56Lady Gaga appears with a special message: "Over the past two weeks we've witnessed unbelievable acts of bravery, courage and kindness all around the world in response to this global pandemic. Everyone from the doctors and nurses on the front lines, to the volunteer mental health specialists, the grocery store workers, the delivery workers, the mail workers, have all shown un precedented levels of kindness throughout the fight against COVID-19. In partnership with Global Citizen and the World Health Organization, we have already raised millions of dollars for the WHO's Solidarity Response Fund. We want to get to the other side of this pandemic and I know you do too. But tonight is not a fundraiser. So put your wallets away. The event that we're bringing you is going to be on ABC, CBS and NBC in just a little while. It's our love letter to the world. The incredible artists we've got lined up for you are all here to say thank you. To celebrate you, to give back a little bit of kindness that you've given to us. So throughout this show and later let us show more kindness, more joy and more gratitude. One world, together at home."

7:58 p.m.: Jennifer Hudson closes the livestream portion of One World: Together at Home with Jeff Buckley's "Hallelujah."

8:04 p.m.: After a short intro from our emcees for the evening, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert, Gaga opens the primetime special with a stunning performance of Nat King Cole's "Smile." 

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8:07 p.m.: Stevie Wonder pays tribute to the late Bill Withers with a medley of his greatest hits. 

8:11 p.m.Paul McCartney sings "Lady Madonna," also sharing, "Let's tell our leaders that we need them to strengthen the health care systems all around the world so that a crisis like this never happens again."

8:15: p.m.: Before singing "Rainbow," Kacey Musgraves says, "I want to say a sincere thank you to all the people out there risking their lives to get everyone through this crazy time. Thank you. It means so much to me, and I've also been loving seeing everyone's rainbows in their windows. It inspired me to sing this song for you."

8:22 p.m.: Victoria Beckham and David Beckham help to introduce Elton John, who sings "I'm Still Standing." He says, "This is for everybody out there who's been working on the front lines 24/7. Thank you for all your expertise, your love, your care, your humanity."

8:25 p.m.: Jimmy Fallon and The Roots are joined by healthcare workers for a COVID-19-friendly spin on "Safety Dance."

8:30 p.m.: Maluma performs! Muy caliente, as per usual. 

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8:35 p.m.: Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello perform "What a Wonderful World" at the piano together. 

8:38 p.m.: Beyoncé makes a surprise appearance and sends a powerful message about the communities most vulnerable to COVID-19. "Please protect yourselves. We are one family and we need you. We need your voices, your abilities and your strength all over this world. I know it's very hard, but please be patient, stay encouraged, keep the faith, stay positive and continue to pray for our heroes. Good night and God bless you," she says.

8:48 p.m.: Lizzo sings next, bringing down the house with "A Change Is Gonna Come."

8:54 p.m.: The Rolling Stones perform "You Can't Always Get What You Want."

9:03 p.m.: Former first ladies Laura Bush and Michelle Obama come together to say, "The spirit and courage of the American people is most evident in times of crisis, during this difficult period of physical separation, we've never been closer. Not just in our great country, but tonight we stand with the people of the world."

9:07 p.m.: Keith Urban (three of them in fact!) performs "Higher Love."

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8:09 p.m.: Bill Gates and Melinda Gates share an update on the efforts their foundation is taking to fight against the virus' spread. "The eventual end comes when we have a vaccine," Bill says. "There's a lot of vaccine candidates that we're backing and I'm optimistic by late next year one of those will come out and we need to make sure that gets out to everyone in the worlds."

8:17 p.m.: Oprah Winfrey shares a heartfelt shout out to medical professionals, saying in part, "We all appreciated health care workers, but never like now. They have done this often at considerable risk to themselves. When there are lives at stake, their first thoughts are not about themselves, but for others. They truly are the best of us. And their compassion and their true acts of service is a call to action for all of us. We need to ensure that governments around the world step up now and provide the health care workers with the equipment, with the funds, with the support they need. And tonight we stand as one world united in our fight to rid the world of this disease." 

8:22 p.m.: Jennifer Lopez performs "People" by Barbra Streisand

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8:29 p.m.: John Legend returns to sing "Stand By Me" with Sam Smith

8:32 p.m.: Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong performs "Wake Me Up When September Ends."

8:42 p.m.: CBS' Gayle King speaks to Tyler Perry, who helped pay for groceries for dozens of seniors across the U.S. "They're some of the most vulnerable among us," he says. "I come from a background of where we really really respected the ones that paved the way."

8:46 p.m.: Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell perform "Sunny." She says, "I love this song, and I want to make you guys feel good." 

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8:50 p.m.: Pharrell Williams highlights the struggle parents and children are facing as schools remain closed. "For many," he says, "it's learning about how to teach their kids at home, which is tough already. But, for others, the problem is much more dire and, now, with the spread of COVID-19 across the world, it's estimated that 91 percent of the world's children are out of school altogether. The most marginalized kids and most poverty-stricken areas, those are the ones that are going to suffer the most. Without support, they are in great danger of falling behind, and even falling out of the education system altogether. We can't let that happen. So join the global effort to stop the spread of the virus so that kids can go back to school." 

8:54 p.m.: Taylor Swift closes the show with her first-ever performance of "Soon You'll Get Better," a song she vowed to never sing live because of its personal nature. 

8:58 p.m.: Just when we thought it was over, Lady Gaga is joined by Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli and John Legend for an absolutely breathtaking performance of "The Prayer." Full body chills! Goodnight! 

For even more details on One World: Together at Home, check out our guide right here

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