Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, and More Set to Perform at NBC’s Global Citizen Prize Ceremony

by Quentin Blount
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Music stars Gwen Stefani and Carrie Underwood will be helping to honor citizens around the world who are making a major impact. 

The music superstars will be performing during the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards. The award show recognizes leaders and activists around the world who are “making extraordinary efforts for the world’s most vulnerable,” according to the Global Citizen website. Some of these noble acts include helping the most vulnerable of our populations and standing for social justice. 

This year’s Global Citizen Prize will be recognized across six categories, including Global Citizen of the Year, Global Citizen Prize for World Leader, Global Citizen Prize for Business Leader, Global Citizen Artist of the Year, Cisco Youth Leadership Award, and the Global Citizen Country Hero Award.

For the second year in a row, singer-songwriter John Legend will host and perform at the Global Citizen Prize Awards. He was also named 2019’s Sexiest Man Alive, according to People magazine.

Legend is also well known as Underwood’s “Hallelujah” duet partner. Alongside him and Underwood, Stefani, Common, Tori Kelly, and others will perform. The show will also feature special appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, and more. 

The “Countdown to the Prize” digital pre-show will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with the artists, special packages on the Global Citizen Prize winners, and a virtual red carpet. Hosting the pre-show will be “Access Hollywood’s” Scott Evans and will stream at 7:30 p.m. ET on Facebook and Twitter.

The Global Citizen Prize Awards air on Saturday, December 19 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. The show will be available online on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube following its airing on NBC. 

Gwen Stefani Releases New Pop Single

Stefani’s new single, “Let Me Reintroduce Myself,” dropped on Monday. The song was recorded while in quarantine and is co-written by renowned songwriter Ross Golan and rising writer and producer Luke Niccoli.

This song is Stefani’s first official solo single since the release of her 2015 album This Is What The Truth Feels Like.

The lyric video for “Let Me Reintroduce Myself” also dropped on YouTube on Monday. Listen below:

“Binge on my music for days ’cause I’ve been here for years / Not a comeback (Oh), I’m recycling me / It’s not a comeback (Oh), you feel that new enеrgy,” Stefani sings. The pop icon makes a nod towards some of her other popular hits including “Hollaback Girl” and “Bananas.”

The pop star makes reference to the year 2020. Although this year has been a challenging one, Stefani wants people to be happy with this light-hearted tune. She sings about refocusing and seeing “in color like new crayons.”

“Let me re, let re-introduce myself / Case you forgot no I’m not records on your shelf / I’m still the original-original old me,” the chorus says.

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