Jung Kook Added to 2023 Global Citizen Festival As Headliner

As Latto feature “Seven” continues to smash the summer charts – actually today becoming the first song of 2023 to sit atop the Billboard Global 200 for seven (!) consecutive weeks – BTS star Jung Kook continues to make a name for himself as an independent solo artist. Up next for the 26-year-old? To deliver his first U.S. performance as a solo artist, co-headlining New York City’s Global Citizen Festival later this month.

Landing in Central Park’s Great Lawn on September 23, Jung Kook joins a stacked lineup of headliners, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lauryn Hill and Anitta, with other performers spanning Megan Thee Stallion, Conan Gray, DJ D-Nice, Sofia Carson and Stray Kids.

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The completely free event saw its start in 2012 and aims to raise awareness and funding surrounding extreme poverty and the climate crisis. Interested guests can win tickets by earning points “awarded by taking actions to fight extreme poverty, such as signing petitions, calling your political representatives, participating in challenges, and more.” Visit Global Citizen’s website for more details on ticketing and event logistics.

In other music news, Diddy is set to take home the Global Icon Award at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.
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