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James Reid joins Jay Park, Jeremy Lin, other Asian artists in virtual event for a cause

James Reid will be performing with international artists in a virtual music festival that seeks to unite Asian artists and leaders from around the world for the fight against COVID-19 and xenophobia affecting Asian communities. 

The 27-year-old singer announced his participation in Identity: Project Blue Marble on May 19. 

His post read: “Join the live stream May 30 as we gather online to raise awareness and funds for health workers. For more info go to www.identitylive.org #ouridentity @identitylafest @amazonmusic.”

The music festival will be streaming from around the world for eight hours on May 30, Saturday. 

Proceeds will go to United Way, a nonprofit organization raising funds for coronavirus disease relief efforts all over the world.

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IDENTITY: Project Blue Marble | May 30 | 2PM PST | Our communities passion to HELP and our need to be HEARD. Announcing a livestream relief event we have been organizing with community leaders called IDENTITY: Project Blue Marble – 8hour livestreaming event to unite Asian artists/ leaders from around the world for the fight against COVID19 and the xenophobia affecting Asian communities. All proceeds from the event will benefit the @unitedway for their efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak by providing protective gear, food, disinfection + sanitization, financial support in certain areas. The hashtag #OURIDENTITY will be promoted throughout the event bringing a unified awareness to this movement! presented by @transparentfeed @goldhouseco @amazonmusic @pacbridgearts and XRM Media , featuring this incredible list hosts/ artists / presenters/ companies who have donated their time and love to this event @andrewyang2020 @sungkangsta @dumbfoundead @rupikaur_ @djeman @rei.ami @kellyhu and performers and special guests @agnezmo @alex.tbh @ballistik_fext @cehryl @wavycolde @daboyway @thaitanium @zomanno @jayflowsik @h1ghrmusic @jparkitrighthere @younghotyellow94 @ph1boyyy @g_theprince @woodie_gochild @xhyolynx @james @flizzow @juliawu94 @kevinoh_ @lyricsborn @mflo_official @verbal_ambush @takudj @maliibumiitch @brandtorange @milckmusic @o0omiso0o @miyavi_ishihara @msftz_official @thisisnisha @ozifp @phumviphurit @p_lo @dj_raiden_ @raisa6690 @diphabarus @therajakumari @saticamusic @shawnwasabi @sokodomo @justsuboi @vannesswu @officialyox @yultron @yuna @jlin7 @kinjaz @therealphilliplim @prabalgurung @wongfupro @ronnychieng @ISAtv and MANY MORE. streaming live on Amazon Music’s Twitch Channel www.Twitch.tv/AmazonMusic on Saturday, May 30 at 2pm PST

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The artists joining the festival include Korean-American rapper Jay Park, Thai singer-songwriter Phum Viphurit, former NBA player Jeremy Lin and Instagram poet Rupi Kaur. 

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