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Coronavirus: Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish to play home-made benefit concerts

Coronavirus: Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish to play home-made benefit concerts

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Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys will play a benefit concert with a difference to raise funds for those facing hardship as coronavirus spreads.The socially-distanced stars will sing live from their own living rooms in a one-hour charity special to be hosted by Sir Elton John on Sunday.The following day, Eilish will appear alongside BTS, Dua Lipa and others on another televised fundraising show.They will star on a special edition of James Corden's Late Late Show. Broadcasting from his garage, the British host will link up with BTS in South Korea, Dua Lipa in London, Andrea Bocelli in Italy, and Eilish, her brother Finneas O'Connell and John Legend in Los Angele...
Coldplay to pause touring until concerts are ‘environmentally beneficial’

Coldplay to pause touring until concerts are ‘environmentally beneficial’

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Coldplay have put plans to tour their new album on hold, due to concerns over the environmental impact of concerts."We're not touring this album," frontman Chris Martin told BBC News."We're taking time over the next year or two, to work out how our tour can not only be sustainable [but] how can it be actively beneficial.""All of us have to work out the best way of doing our job," he continued, saying the band wanted their future tours to "have a positive impact".The British band are in the Jordanian capital Amman to perform two shows that will be streamed live on YouTube.The concerts, to be staged on Friday at sunrise and sunset respectively, will mirror the two halves of their new album Everyday Li...