Pop star Lady GaGa performs during the virtual concert.
Pop star Lady GaGa's COVID-19 relief concert "One World: Together at Home" has raised almost $128 million in the US.
The two-hour event, which also saw the participation of Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra, featured performances by Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Lizzo, and Taylor Swift among others, was not planned as a fundraiser but the April 18 show inspired people across America to donate, reports aceshowbiz.com.
The "Poker face" hitmaker kicked off the special with a performance of Charlie Chaplin's "Smile" and closed the show with an all-star rendition of "The Prayer" featuring singers Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli.
The Global Citizen officials, who helped put the show together, confirmed the event raised $127.9 million for COVID-19 aid.
"Thank you @ladygaga for helping @GlblCtzn create this historic global broadcasting event.
To everyone around the world: Stay strong, stay safe, we will be together in person soon," the message read.
Singer was recently forced to delay album's release due to coronavirus pandemic.
Dozens of artists will soon perform for One World: Together at Home, the global concert organised in collaboration with Lady Gaga for coronavirus relief.
Beyonce highlighted the deadly impact of the pandemic on African American communities during her stint in "One World: Together at Home" virtual concert, saying the virus is killing black people at an alarmingly high rate in the US.
Pop icon Lady Gaga was seen cheering for Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan during "One World: Together at Home", which celebrated healthcare workers fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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