KEY POINTS

  • SuperM is a seven-member special sub-group that made its debut in 2019
  • Global Citizen is an international education and advocacy organization
  • Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Miley Cyrus are also participating in the campaign

K-pop group SuperM announced Tuesday it has joined Global Citizen’s "Recovery Plan for the World" campaign, an international movement that aims to "end COVID-19" pandemic.

SuperM is the only K-pop group to participate in the movement, whose objective is to help kickstart global recovery by encouraging people to act toward it and also by raising funds.

Other celebrities participating in the campaign include Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Miley Cyrus and Usher.

Global Citizen is an international education and advocacy organization that consists of the world's largest movement of action takers and impact makers with the vision to end extreme poverty by 2030. The "Recovery Plan for the World" campaign also works toward other global issues like the hunger crisis, fight for social equity, expand and support education, and protect the environment.

The European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, President of France Emmanuel Macron, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry along with 21 governments and the United Nations have expressed their support for the campaign, according to Soompi.

SuperM is a seven-member special sub-group that made its debut in 2019 under SM Entertainment, one of Korea’s biggest entertainment agencies. It is made up of renowned members from the company’s biggest acts including Taemin from SHINee, Baekhyun and Kai from EXO, and Taeyong, Mark, Ten, and Lucas from NCT.

Apart from producing amazing music, the sub-group has also been raising awareness and participating in various movements to help solve the problems caused by the pandemic and other global issues.

SuperM had also participated in the World Health Organization (WHO)’s first-ever online advocacy event for mental health "Big Event for Mental Health" along with global celebrities, world leaders and mental health advocates on Oct. 10, 2020.

The band was also part of the line-up for "One World: Together At Home," a global benefit concert organized by Global Citizen in support of WHO in April 2020. It was the only Korean act featured in the lineup for the virtual concert that was held to support frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 K-pop group SuperM Ten, Baekhyun, Lucas, Taemin, Taeyeong, Kai and Mark of K-pop supergroup SuperM pose during a press conference at Capitol Records Hosts Release Of SuperM's Debut EP, The 1st Mini Album "SuperM" at Capitol Records Studio on October 03, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images