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Coronavirus: YouTube Launches Online Music Festival Featuring Simi, Timi Dakolo and Others.




American online video-sharing platform,YouTube,  has recently launched a ‘Stay Home #With Me’ campaign in the middle of the coronavirus crisis across the world.

Content partnership manager for YouTube Africa, Addy Awofisayo, who made this know to the general public in a statement on Friday, said that the campaign will kick-off with an online music festival on March 28 and 29.

He said that the plan followed ongoing measures to limit large gatherings across the globe and stress on social distancing. He also added that, the music festival would give fans the occasion of watching several artists including Aa, Simi and Seyi Shay perform live on their respective YouTube channels from their homes.

Others, he added, includes;  Reekado Banks, Broda Shagi and Timi Dakolo.

“For the past decade YouTubers have created videos such as Cook with Me, Study with Me, Read with Me, Workout with Me, Meditate with Me, and so on. So the concept of this online music festival is organically in line with what viewers know, the Stay Home #With Me online music festival seeks to support the well-being of our community, who are increasingly enduring this disease in isolation – a state that can affect people’s mental, emotional and spiritual health.”


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