Janet Jackson, Cardi B to headline Global Citizen festival
John Legend, Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, and Shawn Mendes are among the artists slated to appear at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 29 at New York’s Central Park. Janelle Monae and Cardi B (inset), who gave birth in July, will also perform. Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness will host the festival, which calls on world leaders to achieve the United Nations’ sustainable development goals and end extreme poverty by 2030. The international advocacy group also wants leaders to tackle the maternal health crisis, end child marriage, and reduce the use of plastics.