As the first Egyptian to perform at Global Citizen Live, opera singer Fatma Said lent her voice to the concert's worldwide campaign to address COVID-19, climate change and hunger.
Egyptian opera singer Fatma Said joined a star-studded lineup of artists during the Global Citizen Live concert on September 25th under the ever-romantic Eiffel Tower in Paris. As the first Egyptian to perform at the event, Said joined the likes of Elton John, Ricky Martin, One Republic, Metallica, Lizzo, Lorde, Demi Levato, Jennifer Lopez, Kylie Minogue, and Keith Urban, and many others.
The 24-hour concert took place around the world, taking the stage in London, Lagos, Los Angeles, New York City, Rio de Janeiro, Seoul, Sydney, and of course Paris. Global Citizen Live is part of Global Citizen’s worldwide campaign for 2021, which hopes to address COVID-19, hunger, education, equity, and climate change.
Said was the first Egyptian to be accepted to La Scala Academy in Milan, and was named ‘Newcomer of the Year’ by BBC Music Magazine during its 16th edition.