Davido, Burna Boy, Salif Keita and more for Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home lineup
By Yemisi Suleiman
YouTube and ViacomCBS Networks Africa, with Idris Elba, have announced further additions to the “Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home” lineup.
The two-hour special will raise funds to support food and health needs for children and families in Africa affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, through the World Food Programme and UNICEF.
The concert will feature special messages from Trevor Noah, globally acclaimed comedian, author and host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”; amongst others.
It will also bring together a powerful lineup of performances from some of the most talented artists in Africa.
Says Alex Okosi, managing director of Emerging Markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa at YouTube, “African music is powerful in its ability to uplift and connect the world. YouTube is proud to be a platform for the amazing talent that has come together to celebrate Africa Day and play a role in helping to raise funds for those affected by COVID-19 on the continent.”
The Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home will be aired on Monday, May 25 at 21:00 CAT across MTV Base and other channels on DSTV.