Hosted by Reggie Yates, the digital occasion will likely be broadcast by way of John’s official TikTok profile from 7pm (GMT), with varied stars from the social media platform anticipated to look alongside movie star friends.
Performances and interviews will come from the aforementioned Fender and Sawayama, in addition to Sam Smith.
Elton John has partnered with TikTok in a bid to lift consciousness, deepen understanding and obtain the shared purpose of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. It comes after the musician launched a $1 million emergency fund to protect those who have HIV during the coronavirus crisis in April.
“I’m excited to recognise World AIDS Day with TikTok and my Basis this 12 months to have a good time progress that we’ve made and mark what we are able to do collectively to finish the AIDS epidemic,” John defined in a press release.
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“HIV could seem a illness of the previous, particularly with COVID-19 within the headlines nevertheless it nonetheless impacts everybody. All of us must care about HIV and finish the discrimination round this illness. There’s an important line-up for our TikTok Dwell to interrupt down the myths round HIV, speak about protected intercourse and be sure that younger individuals know the right way to shield themselves and others.”
In the meantime, Sam Fender has released a seasonal cover of the ’70s folk track, ‘Winter Song’. Over the summer time, he teased his forthcoming second album – describing it as “a way more cohesive piece of labor” than his debut, 2019’s ‘Hypersonic Missiles’.