Nigeria's A-list musicians, Davido and Burna Boy, are lining up alongside other African music stars to perform at an online concert to be hosted by Hollywood actor, Idris Elba.
The concert will be streamed on Africa's giant music channel, MTV Base Africa, and YouTube on Monday, a statement by organisers said on Wednesday.
"The two-hour special will raise funds to support food and health needs for children and families in Africa affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the World Food Programme and UNICEF who are supporting COVID-affected communities across Africa," the statement read.
The concert will feature musical performances from Nigeria's Burna boy, Davido, Adekunle Gold,Niniola, Tiwa Savage,Teni, Yemi Alade and Ricardo Banks, Benin's Angelique Kidjo, Kenya's Sauti Sol, South Africa's Sho Madjozi.
YouTube's Managing Director of Emerging Markets in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Alex Okosi, said in the statement that the concert would use African music to connect the world.