Janet Jackson has been announced as the headlining act of this year’s Global Citizen Festival, which takes place in New York’s Central Park on September 29. The festival will also see performances from the Weeknd, Cardi B, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe and John Legend. It will be hosted by Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness.
Global Citizen is a free festival that you can earn tickets to by doing good deeds for the world, completing global goal initiatives. Get started by downloading the app here.
Jackson recently performed at New York’s Panorama Music Festival, where The Weeknd had also been scheduled to headline, but was rained out. Global Citizen will also mark Cardi B’s first performance since giving birth to her baby, Kulture.