Elton John on February 16, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Marking Pride Month, which takes place every June and celebrates the diversity and achievements of the LGBTQI+ community, YouTube has announced a massive livestreaming event: “YouTube Pride 2021”. The digitally transmitted party is supposed to last five hours and is organized by seven moderators – one of whom is also superstar Elton John, as has now been officially confirmed by YouTube.
Also present: Demi Lovato, Ole Alexander, Trixie Mattel, Daniel Howell and Mwan Radwan
Along with her husband David Furnish, the musician joins a number of already confirmed acts, including singer Demi Lovato, first man of the years and years Olly Alexander, actor and comedian Moan Rezwan, drag queen and musician Trixie Mattel and YouTuber Daniel Howell. The live event will take place on Friday 25th June 2021 and should include appearances and presentations by distinguished guests as well as interactive elements. It is also said that fans have the opportunity to attend the event from home by recording and sending videos of themselves – content can consist of questions for moderators or their personal pride story. Watch the trailer for YouTube Pride 2021 here:
Supposed to be money Collected for three charities
like british magazine onlineNMEReports, Ole Alexander said of the upcoming Pride Party: “I am very happy to be hosting my own variety show with some talented and amazing LGBTQ+ along with the cute and funny Mawaan. “ He also announced, “We are talking with some great people in the community, there will be live musical surprises, and I will perform an exclusive song.” The goal of the event is to raise money for “The Trevor Project”, “The Elton John AIDS Foundation” and “akt” – three charities that all support members of the LGBTQI+ community.
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