On Saturday (September 27), Jay Z took over New York’s Central Park, headlining the Global Citizen Festival. The 60k plus crowd, many whom earned free tickets by volunteering, were in attendance to support the organizations effort to end poverty by 2030. Mr. Carter surprised attendees during his set, bringing out wife Beyonce who assisted him with ‘Forever Young’ and ‘Holy Grail’.
The evening also included performances by Carrie Underwood, The Roots, Alicia Keys, Tiesto, fun, No Doubt and Sting.
Hugh Jackman hosted the third annual event. Check out video footage and candids on the next page.