With Appearances from Amy Schneider, Big Freedia, Billy Porter, Dorit Kemsley, Erika Jayne, Eugene Lee Yang, Hayley Kiyoko, Jari Jones, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson, Manila Luzon, Michael Cimino, Rueby Wood, and More
Previously Announced Appearances and Performances from Elton John, Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Lizzo, Anitta, Dove Cameron, Betty Who and Kim Petras
Hosted by JoJo Siwa, The Event Will Stream on iHeartRadio’s TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, PrideRadio.com, The CW App, CWTV.com and Revry
NEW YORK – June 8, 2022 – iHeartMedia and P&G today announced special moments from so many of the LGBTQ+ community’s members and advocates as well as appearances from Big Freedia, Billy Porter, Dorit Kemsley, Erika Jayne, Eugene Lee Yang, Hayley Kiyoko, Jari Jones, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson, Manila Luzon, Michael Cimino, Rueby Wood and more at this year’s “Can’t Cancel Pride 2022 - Proud AND Together,” a fundraiser for the LGBTQ+ community celebrating visibility and inclusivity for all, on June 14 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. Hosted by JoJo Siwa, the event will also feature a previously announced special appearance from Elton John, who will be honored with the first-ever Impact Award for his humanitarian work through the Elton John AIDS Foundation as well as performances from Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Anitta, Dove Cameron, Betty Who, Kim Petras and a special moment from Lizzo.
In addition to bringing together some of the biggest names in culture and entertainment, the event will focus on the challenges and celebrations of being “Proud AND Together,” showcasing the activism and the issues that continue to impact the LGBTQ+ community in 2022, as well as intersectional messages of spirit and strength.
LGBTQ+ members, friends, family, and supporters can expect a true celebration for the LGBTQ+ community from “Can’t Cancel Pride 2022 - Proud AND Together” – and here is a little sneak peek:
- Dove Cameron delivers a sultry performance of her hit single “Boyfriend”
- Katy Perry comes to us from her residency in Vegas to perform, “Waking Up in Vegas”
- Sam Smith performs a moving rendition of “Love Me More” from the St. Pancras church in London
- Betty Who reminds the world that no one can “Blow Out My Candle.”
- Anitta performs “Boys Don’t Cry” live in front of an energized crowd.
- Kim Petras performs her summer hit, “Coconuts.”
- Host, JoJo Siwa honors Elton John with Can’t Cancel Pride’s first-ever Impact Award, recognizing 30 years of his work to end HIV through the Elton John AIDS Foundation as Lizzo delivers a special tribute by performing a one-of-a-kind Elton John cover.
- Lizzo also joins the festivities with a moving performance of “About Damn Time” from the Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale, CA.
- Out and proud LGBTQ celebs like Billy Porter share messages of love and unity.
Tune-in on June 14 for an evening of love, celebration and fundraising at 8pm ET/5pm PT on iHeartRadio’s TikTok, YouTube and Facebook, iHeartRadio’s PrideRadio.com, The CW App and CWTV.com, and Revry. The event will be available on demand throughout Pride Month until June 30 on iHeartRadio’s YouTube, Facebook, The CW App and CWTV.com and Revry.
P&G and iHeartMedia’s third annual Can’t Cancel Pride will once again raise visibility and distribute financial support raised by the event to LGBTQ+ organizations with a track record of positive impact and support of the LGBTQ+ community including GLAAD, SAGE, The Trevor Project, the National Black Justice Coalition, CenterLink, and OutRight Action International. In its first two years, Can’t Cancel Pride has raised over $8.3 million for these organizations. In 2021 alone, the event reached 6.3 million viewers and listeners. To raise money for the six participating nonprofits, iHeartMedia will partner with Cameo and participating talent from June 7 - June 21 and donate a portion of proceeds from the personalized videos to benefit the Can't Cancel Pride fund. Learn more at cameo.com.
The event will kick off a month-long Pride celebration throughout June. iHeartMedia radio stations will air spots encouraging listeners to tune into the livestream on June 14 and watch the event on-demand. Follow along on social media using the hashtag #Can’tCancelPride and support the participating nonprofits by visiting cantcancelpride.com or texting “RAINBOW” to 513-654-2622.
Supporting Brands of “Can’t Cancel Pride 2022 - Proud AND Together” include P&G, Bounty®, Braun, Charmin®, Chevrolet, Dawn®, Downy®, GilletteLabs®, Mastercard®, Metamucil®, Pampers®, Pantene, Tide®, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Venus and VÖOST Vitamins.
Additional proud partners of “Can’t Cancel Pride 2022 - Proud AND Together” include Crest®, Gain Dish Soap, GIANT®, Giant®, Harris Teeter, OLAY® and Stop & Shop™, with more to be announced.
Executive Producers for “Can’t Cancel Pride 2022 - Proud AND Together” are John Sykes, Tom Poleman, Bart Peters and Gayle Troberman of iHeartMedia; Can’t Cancel Pride Co-Founder Brent Miller of P&G; Casey Patterson for Casey Patterson Entertainment, Eric Conte and Aaron Cooke. Austin Reading serves as Co-EP and Grant Greeley is Supervising Producer for Casey Patterson Entertainment.
Learn more about the inspiration behind the relief effort from co-founder Brent Miller here.
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