See John Legend, Gwen Stefani and More Stars at the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

Hollywood's finest turned up to the Global Citizen Prize Awards on Saturday, honoring world leaders helping to end poverty. See Gwen Stefani, John Legend and more at the show.

By Lindsay Weinberg Dec 20, 2020 1:33 AMTags
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This is how we're ending 2020 right.

The Global Citizen Prize Awards, airing on Saturday, Dec. 19, is honoring the world's most generous leaders that truly gave back this year, including some of our favorite celebs. 

Hosted by Grammy winner John Legend, the award show will welcome Game of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver and spouses Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

Legend will take the stage to perform during the night, as will his fellow The Voice judge (and bride-to-be) Gwen Stefani. Other A-list performers at the Global Citizen Prize Awards include Carrie Underwood, Common, Alessia CaraJoJo and Tori Kelly.

They're all toasting to several of the night's prize recipients, who will include world leaders that have helped people living in poverty. The main event airs on NBC at 8 p.m. and E! News has you covered with the latest and greatest updates on the ceremony.

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With that, see which stars turned up in the name of philanthropy as 2020 comes to a close. 

Carrie Underwood & John Legend

Carrie and John close out the show with a rendition of "Hallelujah."

Elton John

The legendary singer wins the Artist of the Year Award. "Thank you, from a 73-year-old man who still wants to work tirelessly for this, but I need you young people with me...," he says. "We want the young people to pass the message on. If I've got you by my side, then I think we can beat [HIV/AIDS]."


John Legend & Common

The musical powerhouses perform "Glory" at the Global Citizen Prize Awards in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Oprah Winfrey

"We will never prevail in changing the world if we only do things that are comfortable and convenient," Oprah shares ahead of introducing the Citizen of the Year winner.

Gwen Stefani

The singer lights up the room with her glitzy houndstooth-printed ensemble as she performs her new single, "Let Me Reintroduce Myself."

Nick Jonas

The Jonas Brothers band member surprises Christelle Kwizera, winner of the Youth Leadership Award.

Katie Couric

The renowned journalist introduces the winner of the Global Citizen Prize Awards for Business Leader: Temie Giwa-Tubosun.


The singer speaks to Bryan Stevenson, the 2020 Global Citizen of the Year winner. The two chat about what it will take to change in the criminal justice system in the United States.

John Legend, Common & Scott Evans

Pre-show host Scott Evans poses with John Legend and Common ahead of the ceremony.

Tori Kelly & JoJo

Name a more iconic duo... we'll wait. Tune in to their duet of Aretha Franklin's "Natural Woman."

Miley Cyrus & Elton John

The "Midnight Sky" singer introduces the award to the icon, who nabbed the Artist of the Year Award.

John Legend

The Grammy winner hits all the right notes as he hosts the star-studded affair.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

The Game of Thrones alum discusses the coronavirus pandemic with World Leader winner, Ursula von der Leyen.

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