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Christopher Martin Goes Live for COVID-19 - Virtual Benefit Concert

04/03/2020 by Press Release

Christopher Martin Goes Live for COVID-19 - Virtual Benefit Concert


Award winning, and VP Records recording artist Christopher Martin will perform an at home concert for fans to aid Jamaica’s health sector for its fight against COVID-19.  The concert will be broadcast live on the VP Records YouTube Channel.

This event comes with the support of Restaurants of Jamaica (ROJ), KFC and VP Records. Christopher will perform from his home with his keyboard player, staying consistent with social distancing orders.

Set for Sunday April 5th 2020, at 7pm EST, the live stream will be the official launch to Jamaica’s COVID-19 fundraising effort. During Christopher Martin’s performance, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Sports and Gender Affairs, the Honorable Olivia Babsy Grange will introduce and announce that Telethon Jamaica will take place on Sunday April 12th.  She will also announce the fundraising link that can be accessed to donate.

The 6-hour live event will air on TVJ Jamaica titled ‘Telethon Jamaica. Together We Stand’ which is inspired by the recently released Richie Spice song; the goal is to bring Jamaicans together to support this important cause which has affected many citizens globally. In hopes to raise 10 million Jamaican dollars, the telethon will feature performances by top Jamaican artists from their home. The full lineup will be announced soon. Telethon Jamaica is being spearheaded by an alliance of global diaspora organizations with the endorsement of the government of Jamaica. The Honorable Olivia Babsy Grange is the patron of the event.

Recently having released the anthem Big Big on the Aircraft Riddim, Christopher Martin is no stranger to partnerships and philanthropy. Chris has been involved with AFUWI and The No Disrespect Campaign. Chris served as the face of KFC in 2016 with the Big Deal campaign. He was also an Ambassador for the popular sneaker brand Puma.