Global Citizen Festival

Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder to Headline 2018 Global Citizen Festival in South Africa

The Chris Martin-curated Global Citizen Festival will expand from its regular location in New York City to Johannesburg, South Africa for a special 2018 edition celebrating the…
Joshua Copperman / July 9, 2018

Annie Lennox to Receive George Harrison Global Citizen Award

Global Citizen Festival, the annual anti-poverty benefit concert founded by Coldplay's Chris Martin, returns to New York City this September. Today, the festival announced the recipient of its…
Anna Gaca / August 23, 2017

Eddie Vedder and Chris Martin Sang Pearl Jam and Patti Smith at the Global Citizen Festival

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Coldplay's Chris Martin teamed up for a three-song set at yesterday's Global Citizen Festival, the annual event in New York City's Central…
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Major Lazer, and More Will Play at New York City’s Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival, which kicks off a stacked fall for New York music festivals, is bringing the most star-studded lineup of artists in its five-year history.
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2016

Kanye West, the National, and More to Contribute to Global Citizen Compilation Album

Kanye West, the National, and Ellie Goulding are among the artists set to contribute to a new compilation album from Global Citizen, the international anti-poverty…
James Grebey / March 15, 2016

Jay Z to Headline Cause-Driven Global Citizen Festival

We saw Jay Z keep the peace with Nas at Coachella earlier this year, performing onstage with his once rival. Now the Brooklyn native is…
Colin Stutz / July 10, 2014