Every year, millions of people across the globe recognize Earth Day by coming together to promote awareness and appreciation for the world. This year, National Geographic hosted an epic Earth Day Eve 2021 celebration that featured memorable music acts, special appearances, and inspiring stories.  

If you missed it, watch the virtual event here or on National Geographic’s YouTube Channel. #NatGeoEarthDay

Featured performances by

AURORA, Angélique Kidjo, José González, Maggie Rogers, My Morning Jacket, Rostam, Valerie June, Willie Nelson, Yo-Yo Ma, and Ziggy Marley.

Listen to these artists and more on Nat Geo’s Earth Day Spotify playlist.

With special appearances from 

Brian Skerry, Dr. Jane Goodall, Lillygol Sedaghat, Dr. Lucy Hawkes, Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant