International stars Camila Cabello, Ed Sheeran, and Snow Patrol are set to play at next week's Concert For Ukraine. The concert will be broadcast on ITV and STV on March 29th.
Scotland's Emile Sande and American artist Gregory Porter have also been announced with more expected in the next few days.
Camila Cabello said her "heart was breaking" for the people of Ukraine, noting that "we all have a responsibility" to help.
Proceeds from the concert will go to the Disasters Emergency Committee's Ukraine Humanitarian appeal. The DAC's appeal will provide food, water, shelter, and medical assistance to refugees in Ukraine.
?? @Camila_Cabello, @edsheeran, @emelisande, @GregoryPorter and @snowpatrol are the first performers to be announced for Concert for Ukraine, a two hour fundraiser event raising money for the @decappeal humanitarian appeal in Ukraine on Tuesday 29 March on ITV ? pic.twitter.com/TnoBCfWX3f
— ITV (@ITV) March 21, 2022
In a further move of generosity, ITV has also pledged that all sponsorship and advertising revenue generated from the broadcast - an estimated £3m - will be donated to the DEC.
It comes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine is now in its fourth week.
In that space of time, the UN has said the war has claimed 2,361 civilian casualties (902 killed and 1,459 injured). The UN also estimates that there are nearly 1.85 million Ukrainians have been displaced.
We’re so pleased to announce that @ITV and @WeAreSTV are bringing together some of the biggest names in music to share messages of hope and support with a special live concert for Ukraine, to raise money for the DEC Ukraine appeal ? pic.twitter.com/p84m0mS7eW
— This Morning (@thismorning) March 16, 2022
The concert is produced by ITV in partnership with the Global network - which will broadcast live coverage on its Heart and Capital radio stations.
Tickets for the show will go on sale on Tuesday 22nd March, with the concert taking place in Birmingham on Tuesday 29th March. It will be broadcast across ITV, STV, ITV Hub, and STV Player.