MSNBC joins JAY Z, No Doubt, others for Global Citizen Festival

July 9, 2014 4:07 PM

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MSNBC and NBC News are joining JAY Z, Hugh Jackman, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, fun., The Roots, Tiësto, and other celebrities and world leaders for the Global Citizen Festival. The goal: End extreme poverty by 2030.

The Global Poverty Project will host the concert in New York City’s Central Park on September 27. For the first time ever, the festival will air live on MSNBC and NBC News will also broadcast a one-hour prime-time special from the event.

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