Here’s how much money Post Malone’s Nirvana tribute has already raised
With the world in a state of uncertainty, good people are doing what they can to help. Musicians are certainly in a vulnerable state right now due to the cancellation of tours and festivals, but those who can are doing right by their fans and the world. One of those people is Post Malone.
Last Friday, Posty hosted a livestream concert where he, joined by blink-182's Travis Barker performed a setlist entirely of Nirvana songs. The livestream was for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for The World Health Organization and its raised a whole lot of money already.
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In case you missed it, last week Post Malone performed a Nirvana tribute livestream to raise money for the WHO.
Post Malone was joined by Barker, as well as Nick Mack on guitar and Brian Lee on bass.
The setlist included some iconic tracks from the band including “Territorial Pissings,” “About A Girl,” “Heart Shaped Box” and tons more.
Well, besides having a great time jamming his favorite songs with his friends, Post Malone raised a boatload of money.
According to Uproxx, as of today (April 28) Post Malone has raised over $4.3 million. TMZ reports that the livestream made over $1 million within the first hour.
Google also pledged to double the first $2.5 million raised, so they'll be adding an additional $5 million to the cause.
In addition to the money, Post Malone also received some heavy praise from Krist Novoselic who posted multiple tweets about during the concert.
The official Post Malone YouTube channel is still accepting donations so the numbers are sure to only go up.
If you haven't yet, check out the livestream and donate. A full setlist of Post Malone's concert is below.
- Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle
- Drain You
- Come as You Are
- Lounge Act
- Heart-Shaped Box
- Something in the Way
- About a Girl
- Stay Away
- On a Plain
- Very Ape
- Territorial Pissings
- In Bloom
Did you like Post Malone's Nirvana livestream? Sound off in the comments below!
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