iHeart Living Room Concert for America
Concert by Mariah Carey
Start date
March 29, 2020
End date
March 29, 2020
Mariah Carey concert chronology

IHeart Living Room Concert for America was a concert hosted by Elton John. It will include performances from Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mariah Carey, Tim McGraw and more[1] The concert will be aired on Sunday March 29th at 9PM EST on FOX[2]

Background Edit

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 and the advise to practice social distancing the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards was posponed and replaced with this event. This concert will raise raise money for Feeding America and First Responders Children’s Foundation.[2] In a instagram post IHeart Radio stated

We are paying tribute to the front line health professionals & local heroes who are helping to fight the spread of COVID-19 with a one-of-a-kind concert event.

– IHeart Radio via Instagram

The performances will be filmed on the singer's personal cell phones, cameras and audio equipment in order to ensure the health and safety of the participants.

Fox will offer the event across all its linear and digital platforms, with additional details and performers to be announced soon. Executive producers of the event include John Sykes and Tom Poleman, for iHeartMedia and Joel Gallen, For Tenth Planet Productions - who produced the multi-network telethons immediately following 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and the Haiti Earthquake.[3]

Setlist Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Mariah retweeted IHeart Radio's tweet about the event on March 25, 2020
  • Mariah added whistle notes to her performance of "Always Be My Baby" It was very similar to her whistles during her performance in Osaka Japan (Charmbracelet Tour) on June 24, 2003[4]
  • Mariah uploaded her performance on her Youtube Channel on March 29, 2020[5]

References Edit

  1. Fox Article about IHeart Living Room Concert
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pitchfork Article
  3. MCArchives - Elton John hosting virtual all-star benefit special Wednesday 25 March 2020
  4. Always Be My Baby - Osaka, Japan Performance
  5. Always Be My Baby - IHeart Living Room Concert For America
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