The “iHeart Living Room Concert for America” took place on Sunday evening to raise money to fight the coronavirus pandemic, and now the concert is streaming on YouTube through Wednesday, according to Variety.
By Tuesday, the concert had raised $8 million for the First Responders Children’s Foundation and Feeding America, Forbes reported.
The concert was hosted by Elton John and featured performances and appearances from a variety of musicians and celebrities who filmed themselves at their homes, according to Variety.
Some of the performers included Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish, the Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Tim McGraw and many more, Variety reported.
Thank you for watching me from my home to yours on #iHeartConcertonFOX Sending love to all the local heroes, health care workers and everyone on the frontlines in fighting this pandemic. Hope we brought a little bit of happiness to your day. ❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/ihFrXZpVTI— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) March 30, 2020
The concert was shown on Fox on Sunday night. It had nearly 8.7 million viewers, Fox News reported.
Many other musicians and performers have embraced online concerts as a way to reach out to their fans while public concerts and events are canceled.