Selena Gomez, Kendrick Lamar, & Rihanna To Headline Epic Global Citizen Festival! Find Out Who’s Hosting The Star-Studded Charity Event!

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The stars are coming out to help put an end to poverty!

The lineup for the 2016 Global Citizen Festival was announced Tuesday morning, and there is no shortage of A-list artists set to take the stage in Central Park at the annual New York City concert!

Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Metallica, and Major Lazer will headline the charity festival put on by Global Citizen — the nonprofit that aims to eradicate poverty by 2030.

But that’s not all! Usher, Chris Martin, Ellie Goulding, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, and Pearl Jam‘s Eddie Vedder are just a few more musicians joining as guest performers at the concert!

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And in case that’s not enough stars for you, the festival will be hosted by Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness, Priyanka Chopra, Salma Hayek, Neil Patrick Harris, Seth Meyers, and Chelsea Handler! Now THAT’S a lineup!

Jackman shared the exciting announcement on Twitter, posting:

According to a press release, free tickets to the festival can be earned by “completing actions to help promote and ensure that equitable and quality education is available to all, particularly refugee children and access for girls & women.”

What a great cause!

Check out the fest’s website for more info and watch the stars come out for the Global Citizen Festival on September 24 on MSNBC and YouTube!

[Image via Apega/Danny Clifford/Hottwire.net/WENN.]

Jul 26, 2016 10:55am PDT

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