Lady Gaga Teams Up With Celine Dion And Andrea Bocelli For Performance Of ‘The Prayer’
Aug 03, 2022 by apost team
Every now and then, a performance is released that captures the hearts of people from all over the world. Back in 2020, such performance occurred by some of the entertainment industry’s best stars.
Lady Gaga is an American pop star, songwriter, and actress. The award-winning artist rose to fame in 2008 when she released her debut single, "Just Dance." The singer quickly garnered international fame due to her elaborate costumes, catchy lyrics, impressive dance movements, and powerful vocal talents. Lady Gaga’s fame reached new heights when she acted in the series “American Horror Story” and the film “A Star Is Born.”
Celine Dion first rose to fame representing Switzerland in the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest. She became internationally famous when she recorded the title track for “Beauty and the Beast.” However, Dion is arguably best known for singing “My Heart Will Go On” from the 1997 film “Titanic.”
Dion previously teamed up with another talented international singer, Andrea Bocelli. The Italian man rose to fame in the 1990s and has since impressed people all over the world with his beautiful operatic voice as well as his gifts in playing a variety of instruments. He found a resurgence of fame with a younger audience in 2017 thanks to his collaboration with Ed Sheeran for a remix of the hit song “Perfect.”
As a part of Global Citizen's “One World: Together At Home” broadcast for coronavirus relief, Lady Gaga, Dion, Bocelli, John Legend, and pianist Lang Lang came together to perform "The Prayer." This song was the closing number for the virtual performance that was streamed in April 2020.
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"The Prayer" was originally performed by Dion and Bocelli back in 1999, but Lady Gaga, Legend, and Lang Lang decided to add a fresh twist to this classic for the “Together At Home” broadcast.
The celebrities all abided by social distancing guidelines put in place at the time by performing via webstream from the comfort of their own homes. Everyone wore all back, except for Dion, who caught viewers' eyes in a blue suit.
Lady Gaga didn't only just perform for the Global Citizen event; she also helped curate many artists and celebrity appearances. Celebrities in attendance included Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, former first ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington, and many others.
Lady Gaga also took to her Twitter and Instagram to share updates as she watched the event from home and cheered on other performers. She posted an Instagram shoutout to her fellow fundraisers that included her boyfriend, Michael Polansky.
The “Together At Home” event was first announced by Global Citizen earlier in April 2020, and even before the live stream, they had begun successful fundraising for COVID-19 relief efforts.
According to the video’s description, which was posted by Global Citizen, the organization is a “platform for a global generation that aims to solve the world’s biggest challenges.” Global Citizen also said that it helps people learn how to “take action on what matters most, and join a community committed to social change.”
Who knew the power of song could be so moving?
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