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BTS member Jungkook is ‘excited’ to headline the Global Citizen Festival

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BTS member Jungkook is ‘excited’ to headline the Global Citizen Festival

K-pop star Jungkook joins the Global Music Festival lineup as a co-headliner
K-pop star Jungkook joins the Global Music Festival lineup as a co-headliner

The Global Citizen Festival on Wednesday announced that BTS member Jungkook has been added to the music festival’s 2023 lineup as a co-headliner.

The K-pop singer will make his solo debut at the festival, which will be held in New York’s iconic Central Park on September 23.

The 26-year-old singer joins fellow headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lauryn Hill, Anitta, Megan Thee Stallion, Stray Kids, Conan Gray and more.

In a press release, the BTS star expressed his gratitude to be a part of the festival, which aims to call on world leaders to tackle pressing issues such as the climate crisis and poverty, along with equality for women and girls.

The statement read: “I am very excited to be joining this year’s Global Citizen Festival as a headliner! The festival shines a light on important causes and spurs action, and I’m happy to be a part of it. I can’t wait to perform in front of many people on the Great Lawn in Central Park.”

The free-ticket event will also feature several international advocates and celebrities.

The celebrity list includes Busy Phillips, Bill Nye, Bridget Moynahan, Carmelo Anthony, Common, Connie Britton, Danai Gurira, Gayle King, Jordan Fisher, Louis Pugh, Padma Lakshmi, Phoebe Gates, Rachel Brosnahan and Sophia Bush.

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