Global Citizen Festival 2015: Watch the Live Stream

Watch the musical performances broadcast live from Central Park in NYC.

The Global Citizen Festival is being held on New York's Central Park Great Lawn on Saturday, with performances by Pearl JamBeyonceEd Sheeran and Coldplay

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In an effort to help fight extreme poverty and inequality around the world, the Matther Santoro and AsapScience-hosted event aims to raise awareness with the fourth annual free festival.

The Global Citizen Festival was launched in 2012 as part of a 15-year campaign to end extreme poverty by 2030. Tickets to the event -- 48,000 in total -- will be given at no cost to those who take action by visiting and participating in a broad range of campaign efforts to help the poor, including raising awareness through social media, signing petitions and contacting world leaders to push for change.

Stephen Colbert, Salma Hayek, Kerry Washington, Olivia Wilde, Hugh Jackman and wife Deborra-Lee are also set to host at the fest.

The festival will simulcast live from Central Park by media partner MSNBC from 4-10 p.m. both on the television network and on

Watch the live stream below.

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