To celebrate Africa Day on Monday, May 25, 2020, ViacomCBS Networks Africa and YouTube, in partnership with Idris Elba, are hosting an ‘Africa Day’ benefit concert at home.
This programming event will be aimed at raising funds to help children and families in Africa that are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. All proceeds raised from the benefit concert campaign will be donated to support food and health needs for those most impacted on the continent.
The ‘Africa Day’ benefit concert at home will be a two-hour special streamed and will be broadcast to millions of viewers in Africa and around the world on MTV channels and on the MTV Base Africa YouTube channel. Hosted by Idris Elba, the show will bring together a star-studded lineup of some of the hottest names Africa has to offer.
Viewers can look forward to seeing superstars Burna Boy, Sho Madjozi, AKA, Diamond Platnumz, Sauti Sol, Yemi Alade, Fally Ipupa, Stonebwoy, Teni, Angelique Kidjo, and many more.