This year’s Global Citizen Festival is set to bring in a whole army of citizens to the Great Lawn in Central Park on Sept. 24, 2016. Headlining the festival for 2016 will be Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Selena Gomez, Major Lazer and Metallica.
Joining the headliners are special guest performances by Usher, Coldplay's Chris Martin, Ellie Goulding, Eddie Vedder, Yandel and Yusuf/Cat Stevens. The festival will be hosted by Chelsea Handler, Deborra-lee & Hugh Jackman, Neil Patrick Harris, Priyanka Chopra, Salma Hayek Pinault and Seth Meyers.
The festival gives people the opportunity to earn tickets by promoting and advocating for a quality education for all, including refugee children and girls around the world. People everywhere are invited to take actions and enter the prize draws for free tickets at www.globalcitizenfestival.com. In total, almost 50,000 free tickets to the festival will be given out to Global Citizens.