Global Citizen Festival announced their lineup for the festival; Mandela 100.
Furthermore, Global Citizen is the international advocacy organization that targets extreme poverty, among other causes. Moreover, the festival is in Johannesburg, South Africa, on December 2.
The performers inlcude Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Cassper Nyovest, Chris Martin, D’banj, Eddie Vedder, Ed Sheeran, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams, Sho Madjozi. Others inlcude Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid. Also, the hosts are Naomi Campbell, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Tyler Perry, and Forest Whitaker.
Furthermore, the festival is to honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in his centenary year.
A number of world leaders are expected at the event. They include South African President Cyril Ramaphosa; Amina J. Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, who delivered the 2017 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture; Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, who both serve as cochairs of the UN Secretary General’s Advocacy Group for the Sustainable Development Goals; Alexander De Croo, deputy prime minister of Belgium; former ambassador Ertharin Cousin, chair of Power of Nutrition; and Oprah Winfrey, who will deliver a keynote address.
Furthermore, tickets to the festival are free. However, they are only accessible through participating in Global Citizen actions.