Grenfell appeal benefit concert streamed by Jay-Z, Beyonce and Kanye

Kanye West performs at Global Citizen Festival in New York

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Drake and Kanye West performed two consecutive nights at London’s O2 arena in 2017

Two of music’s biggest stars are preparing to stream a benefit concert this week.

The first London show, for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, is being broadcast on Amazon.

Fans can also watch a second London show by Jay-Z, Beyonce and his wife, and Kelis in Minneapolis later on Thursday.

Eminem, Tyler, the Creator and Nas are also among the stars due to perform at the Global Citizen Festival in New York.

It is being broadcast by media giants including Spotify, YouTube and Facebook to promote their “end inequity” campaign.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Global Citizen Festival aims to encourage people to take action against gender inequality

Jay-Z – a festival co-founder – is known for focusing his performances on fighting social inequality, and this year he announced a £10m donation to Grenfell.

His daughter’s recent addition to the family, Stormi Webster, has added urgency to his cause.

The 1,500-capacity London concert at Wembley Arena will include performances by Drake, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, Migos, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes, Troye Sivan, Ricky Martin, Vince Staples, Mø, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Solange, Styles P, Janelle Monae, Taylor Bennett, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Father John Misty, Ella Mai, Tash Sultana, Major Lazer, Jaydean Morris, The Struts, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, BadBadNotGood, Violent Femmes, OneRepublic, Sofi Tukker, Stussy, AlunaGeorge, Strummerdisco, Troika, Stormzy, Odesza, Yung Lean, Rince & VIdeo, Sonny Moore, No Ballads and The Bronx DJs.

Drake, Kanye West and Nas will also perform at the Global Citizen festival in Minnesota.

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