Prince Harry! J.Lo! Chrissy! See All the Stars Who Turned Out for VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World
The starry Global Citizen show taped Sunday night in L.A. with the goal to increase donations and sharing of vaccine doses to priority populations around the world
Jennifer Lopez brought mom Guadalupe Rodríguez on stage to help her open the show with "Sweet Caroline," which Lopez told the crowd her mother "used to sing to me when I was baby."
Prince Harry received a standing ovation from fans the two times he spoke to the crowd, first to thank first responders and next to talk up the importance of getting vaccinated.
Newly minted Oscar winner H.E.R. performed early in the evening from outside the venue.
Presenter Olivia Munn called the event — staged in front of a vaccinated crowd of first responders — "amazing [and] inspiring."
Sean Penn — whose organization CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) has helped with COVID-19 testing and aid — introduced Eddie Vedder and hung backstage with wife Leila George.
Eddie Vedder brought the energy with his two-song set.
Following Lopez's performance, Ben Affleck and a Robin costume-clad Jimmy Kimmel spoke about everything people are excited to do when life returns to "normal," like attending sporting events and concerts.
Also hitting the stage Sunday night, J Balvin, who performed two of his hits.
His Holiness Pope Francis appeared in a recorded message, calling for peace and unity.
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden were also part of the event via video.
David Letterman was on hand to introduce the show's closer, the Foo Fighters.
Dave Grohl and his crew wrapped up the concert with four of their favorites, and were joined by AC/DC's Brian Johnson for “Back in Black."