Celebrity event raises over $127 million for COVID-19 fight

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(WEHT)- A celebrity event headlined by Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and the Rolling Stones raised over $127 million for COVID-19 relief according to a tweet from event organizer, Global Citizen.

Global Citizen thanked Lady Gaga for helping organize the event, which they called a “historic broadcasting event.” Global Citizen is an organization dedicated to ending “extreme poverty” by 2030.

The event was hosted by late night talk show hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, and Jimmy Fallon.

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(This story was originally published on April 19, 2020)

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