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Who performed at the 2022 Global Citizen Festival? Metallica, Rosalia, Mariah Carey, Jonas Brothers

New York’s Central Park was the venue for the 2022 Global Citizen Festival with the NYC event marking a decade of music festivals.

Rosalia performs at the Global Citizen Concert in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2022. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

The Global Citizen Festival is an annual music festival where fans take actions toward ending extreme poverty in order to earn free tickets. The festivals bring together Global Citizens... artists, activists, world leaders, philanthropists, corporate leaders, and more, with one collective mission to end extreme poverty.

This weekend saw the staging of two festivals with the likes of Metallica, Rosalia, Mariah Carey and the Jonas Brothers taking to the stage at New York’s Central Park with Usher, Hyakie and SZA involved in a concert at the Black Star Square in the Ghanaian capital of Accra.

The 2022 Global Citizen Festival saw more than US$800 million announced to end extreme poverty NOW and US$1.6 billion announced by the European Commission and Canada as part of the seventh replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria on 21 September, in addition to the announcement of five companies signing on to the UN-led Race to Zero initiative to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.