KEY POINTS

  • Miley Cyrus and Lil Nas X will be performing at the Bushfire Relief Concert in Melbourne, Australia
  • The event will raise funds for the people affected by the fires
  • More than 33 people died in the bushfires while the cost of damage is expected to be billions

Renowned artists like Miley Cyrus and Lil Nas X will be headlining the upcoming Bushfire Relief Concert in Australia next month. The concert will be held to raise funds to help the victims who have lost their loved ones and properties in the fires.

The “Wrecking Ball” hitmaker confirmed the news on social media and tweeted that she is pretty excited to “headline” the Bushfire Relief Concert. She also revealed that the “Old Town Road” hitmaker will be accompanying her during the concent.

“AUSTRALIA! I'm so excited to announce I'm headlining the World Tour Bushfire Relief charity concert on Friday March 13th in Melbourne !! Bringing out @LilNasX + more! (sic) ,” Cyrus wrote.  

The concert will take place on March 13 at the Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne. 

All the money raised through the concert will directly go to the various Australian charities. The charities will help the people to restore their lives following the devastating bushfires. The cost of damage is reportedly expected to surpass $4.4 billion.

This is the second event to take place in Australia regarding the matter. A couple of weeks earlier, a cricket match named “Bushfire Cricket Bash” was hosted at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground. Popular cricketers like Ricky Ponting, Alex Blackwell, Adam Gilchrist, Brian Lara, and Courteney Walsh took part in the game to raise money.

The country’s governing body, Cricket Australia, confirmed that the match managed to raise over $7.7 million for the communities affected by the fires. All the cricket games that were played on Feb. 9 raised money for the charities.

More than 15 celebrities have pitched in to help the Australian citizens in battling the bushfires.  celebrities who have pledged to help the victims include the likes of Elton John, Kylie Jenner, Pink, Selena Gomez, Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, Celeste Barber, Russell Crowe, Kylie Minogue, Rebel Wilson, and Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic.

In related news, research carried out by a group of scientists noted that landscapes that belong to the categories, such as rainforests and peat swamps, were severely affected by the recent bushfires. The devastating bushfires have killed 33 people and around a billion animals, as well as destroyed more than 3,000 homes and 19.4 million hectares since July 2019.

Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus wished Lady Gaga on her birthday. In Picture: Miley Cyrus attends the premiere of 'Isn't It Romantic' in Los Angeles on February 11, 2019. Photo: Getty Images/JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX