A world stuck at home was gearing up Saturday for a marathon global special event in support of health care workers, featuring dozens of superstars ranging from Taylor Swift to The Rolling Stones.

The Lady Gaga-curated virtual show — backed by the international advocacy organization Global Citizen in collaboration with the World Health Organization — aims to celebrate and support the efforts of medical workers against coronavirus, which has at least 4.5 billion people forced or urged to stay home.

The party kicks off at 2pm Eastern Time (1800 GMT) with a six-hour pre-show streamed online, which will feature a laundry list of stars including performers Christine and the Queens, Annie Lennox and Luis Fonsi; actors Don Cheadle and Samuel L Jackson; and soccer star Megan Rapinoe.

A two-hour primetime event rife with A-listers including Billie Eilish, Elton John, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder is set to follow.

American late-night television personalities Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert will host that show.

A Global Citizen publicist confirmed to AFP that all four Stones — Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood — would perform, and the group said they would be participating “from our homes in isolation.”

Lady Gaga told a WHO briefing ahead of the event it was intended to continue the “love letter to the world” that is the “fearless global effort” against COVID-19, which has left more than 154,000 dead worldwide.

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