Brandi Carlile, Adam Lambert and Ciara are among the many artists who will perform at the Procter & Gamble and iHeartMedia concert “Can’t Cancel Pride 2023 – The Future Starts Now”.
Other artists expected to perform at the June 15 concert include Big Freedia, Billy Porter, Hayley Kiyoko, Kesha and Kelsea Ballerini. Carlile will also be honored with the Elton John Impact Award for her humanitarian work with the Looking Out Foundation.
“This year we are showing how far we have come and how much there is still to do to drive equality and inclusion in support of these important organizations making the world a better place for the LGBTQ+ community every day across the country,” said Gayle Troberman, chief marketing officer for iHeartMedia.
Launched during the COVID-19 pandemic, the “Can’t Cancel Pride” event has raised more than $11 million for six participating LGBTQ charities, including GLAAD, The Trevor Project, National Black Justice Coalition, SAGE , Centrelink and OutRight International .
“I am proud that Can’t Cancel Pride has raised over $11 million to help fund organizations that provide critical support, from youth care to elder care, and continue to partner with some of the world’s best and brightest LGBTQ+ and allies. to support and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community,” added Brent Miller, co-founder of Can’t Cancel Pride and P&G senior director, global LGBTQ equality and inclusion.
The one-hour benefit special, hosted by JoJo Siwa, will stream on iHeartRadio’s YouTube and Facebook pages on June 15 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT.