Elton John to host coronavirus benefit concert with Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish

FOX presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America set for Sunday March 29

FOX presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America set for Sunday March 29

Indeed, the rocker joins myriad other music stars for The iHeartRadio Living Room Concert on Fox this Sunday (March 29).

Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys will play a benefit concert with a difference to raise funds for those facing hardship as coronavirus spreads. The concert will be this Sunday night.

Elton John is doing his part to provide some much-needed entertainment right now with a livestreamed concert featuring Billie Eilish, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, Backstreet Boys and more.

And don't worry: The artists are all practicing social distancing. Performances will be taped on personal cell phones/ audio equipment in an effort to minimize gatherings and the threat of COVID-19.

Besides performances, the commercial-free concert will honour health professionals, first responders and others who are "putting their lives in harm's way to help their neighbours and fight the spread of the virus", the media companies said. It also will encourage viewers to support Feeding America and First Responders Children's Foundation - two of the many charitable organizations helping victims and first responders during the pandemic.

The one-hour special, to be hosted by English singer-songwriter Elton John and broadcast on Fox and iHeart radio stations, is the first major nationwide event in the United States to harness celebrity power to help those affected by the disease. As such, some of the information in this story may have changed after publication.

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