LISA to Co-headline for Global Citizen Festival 2024

Global Citizen, the world’s leading international advocacy organization on a mission to end extreme poverty, today announced world renowned rapper, singer, dancer and style icon, LISA will join the lineup for the 2024 Global Citizen Festival as a co-headliner. LISA just released her new single, “Rockstar,” last month and this will be her first solo performance at a music festival. 

LISA joins previously announced headliners Post Malone, Doja Cat, Jelly Roll and Rauw Alejandro, and Global Citizen Ambassador Hugh Jackman, who will host the event on September 28 in New York City’s Central Park. Tickets to the Global Citizen Festival are free and can be earned by taking action on the Global Citizen app or at to defeat poverty, defend the planet and demand equity. 

As world leaders gather in New York for the UN General Assembly, the 2024 Global Citizen Festival will advocate for the equity of all people, calling on governments, philanthropists and the private sector to ensure the basic needs of the world’s marginalized communities are fulfilled, including immunizations and strong health systems, quality education, and nutritious food. 

For example, there are currently 72 million children out of school due to conflict and crisis around the world. Global Citizen is calling on the governments such as Australia, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, Sweden and the US to provide at least $250 million to help bridge the funding gap of $500 million for Education Cannot Wait, which supports children’s access education across 43 crisis affected countries, to help 20 million children living in conflict zones to continue their education. Additionally, Global Citizen is calling for governments and leaders from the UK, Germany, the European Commission, Canada, the US, Australia, Sweden, and Norway to increase their contributions to GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance by at least 20 percent, to help mobilize a minimum of $9 billion in order to immunize another 500 million children against preventable diseases and save over 8 million lives. 

Additional organizations to receive support include CGIAR, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), IFAD and UNFPA. The 2024 Global Citizen Festival campaign is also focused on defeating poverty, defending the planet, and is calling for a world where everyone’s human rights are respected and protected, including the rights of advocates and activists worldwide, particularly defenders risking their lives to take action on extreme poverty and protect the planet.

“Today’s announcement will drive tens of thousands of global citizens to take action to help end extreme poverty,” said Hugh Evans, Co-Founder & CEO, Global Citizen. “Our mission has never been more urgent, and on September 28 the world will see the impact a movement of global citizens can have when they use their collective voice to call on governments and business leaders to step up in the fight to defeat poverty, defend the planet and demand equity.”

“We are thrilled to join forces with LISA for what will be her first ever solo performance at a music festival,” said Katie Hill, SVP, Head of Music, Entertainment and Artist Relations, Global Citizen. “LISA is not only an incredible performer, but also a powerful advocate, leveraging her voice and platform to drive action on some of the most urgent challenges our world is facing. We look forward to welcoming LISA, and of course Lilies and Blinks, to Central Park in September! Join us by taking action on the Global Citizen app, and together we can make a huge impact to end extreme poverty.”

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Ciera Reeves

Ciera is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of KpopWise. She has been a fan of Korean pop culture since 2005 and writing about it since 2009. Her bias groups are VIXX and OnlyOneOf. She is a 2nd-3rd generation K-pop fan, but she is actively keeping up with the current artists. twitter instagram

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