And the day finally arrived that Priyanka Chopra took new York by storm with her awesomeness! We're talking about her hosting gig for Global Citizen event that was held in the USA! Now we were already well aware of the facts that PeeCee would be chilling with the Hollywood biggies but somehow witnessing the same in a video is euphoric! Yes, by now she has very easily conquered the Hollywood with her panache and sass. However, it's still taking a little time for us to digest how a Bollywood diva has cracked the right code in the West and won hearts as well. As a host, the actress was joined by a lot of celebrities including Hugh Jackman, Deborra Lee, and others. The actress, being in an ecstatic state that she was, took a quick video with her new buddies, Jackman and Lee as they enjoyed the music of Yandel.
The diva shared this video where she was grooving to the tunes of Yandel's performance at the backstage. Priyanka was joined by Hugh and Deborra, who were bobbing their heads and dancing to the tunes of Yandel too! The Global Citizen event in New York was kickstarted by Major Lazer, who gave a phenomenal performance. Rihanna performed on her pop songs. Eddie Vedder partnered with Chris Martin and Kendrick Lamar were an enthusiastic and energetic trio, who unleashed some awesomeness during their hour-long set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York. It was all in all, a euphoric evening at NYC's Central Park as the fans were going crazy with the performances of their favourite artists. Metallica, Ellie Goulding, and Usher performed their famous songs at the free event on the Great Lawn in Central Park. (ALSO READ: From talking about Syrian refugees to empowering women – Priyanka Chopra was an inspiring host at Global Citizen Festival)
Major Lazer kicked off the festival by performing on their hit track, Lean On and was backed by some zealous dancers. Demi Lovato, who replaced Selena Gomez, gave a strong performance that will be remembered for a long time. The concept of earning tickets to the concert is pretty simple. All they had to do was promote the importance of education. The event was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, Salma Hayek Pinault, Chelsea Handler, Priyanka Chopra and Hugh Jackman and his actress-wife Deborra-Lee Furness. Although we could only get our hands on a few of PeeCee's hosting at the festival, there's a lot of videos and pics that are gonna go viral soon! (ALSO READ: Ouch! Chris Martin called Katrina Kaif ‘KAPOOR’ and Priyanka Chopra didn’t know how to react!)
In her opening act as the host, Priyanka also gave some extremely strong points as she spoke about Syrian refugee situation that is currently causing grave trouble. PeeCee also shared a video that was played her oration that was very touching and heartbreaking. Since 2011, 5 million Syrians have become refugees, and they we, as one world, need to come together to help them out. Apart from that, she also emphasised on how girls should be educated and empowered. As soon as Metallica’s performance concluded, Miss Chopra took the center stage with two girls and spoke about what teaching to code can do for us. So Google’s Made with Code aims at teaching everyone about coding and bringing about a change. It was a very interesting initiative taken by the actress. (ALSO READ: Deepika Padukone thinks Priyanka Chopra is very STRONG!)
Did you see the video? Isn't it wow, like totes! Tell us your thoughts in the comments section below! And stay tuned to this space for more gossips on what's buzzing in tinsel town!
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