Cyndi Lauper recruits Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift for “Home for the Holidays” benefit concert
Lauper, 67, will host the star-studded virtual event, which airs Friday on Lauper’s TikTok at 8 p.m. EST and airs again Sunday on Lauper’s YouTube and Facebook pages at 8 p.m. ET.
Cyndi Lauper & Friends: home for the holidays is an annual benefit concert for True Colors United by Lauper, a non-profit organization working to prevent and end homelessness among LGBTQ youth. 100% of the event’s net proceeds will support True Colors United.
This year’s event will feature appearances and performances by Eilish, Swift, Adam lambert, Bette Midler, Billy Porter, Brandi carlile, Expensive, Dolly parton, Kim Petras, Princess Royal, LL Cool J, Phoebe Bridgers, Sharon osbourne, Whoopi goldberg and other stars.
“It’s been a crazy year, but I’m grateful for so much – my immensely talented and generous friends who continue to show off for us year after year; the technology that will bring our virtual concert to life forever; and all of our partners who help True Colors United do the work we do, ”Lauper said in a press release.
During the concert, Lauper will preview an animated PSA launching the first-ever global campaign on homelessness among LGBTQ youth. True Colors United has partnered with the United Nations Human Rights Office for this campaign.
“It’s great fun. You can watch it, dance, have fun, listen, be moved and donate it. Keep us going,” she said.