Billboard Chart Toppers Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish & More Bring in Over $135,000 for the American Cancer Society at the Hollywood Bowl

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 19: Taylor Swift performs onstage during the 7th Annual We Can Survive, presented by AT&T, a RADIO.COM event, at The Hollywood Bowl on October 19, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for RADIO.COM )

This weekend, at the iconic Hollywood Bowl in front of a sold out crowd, today’s billboard chart toppers took the stage for the 7th Annual We Can Survive, an intimate night of music for a cause, supporting The American Cancer Society. Performers included Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Jonas Brothers, Marshmello, Becky G and a surprise appearance from Halsey.

Over $135,000 was raised from ticket sales and Twitter activations from fans. Backstage, musical performers also “bowled for a cause” warning the American Cancer Society an additional $1000 for every pin knocked down.

Highlights from the night:

  • Billie Eilish, having never bowled before, landed her first ever strike earning $10,000 for the American Cancer Society
  • Viola Davis attended with her daughter who got emotional when meeting Billie Eilish backstage
  • Lizzo gave a heartfelt speech during her performance saying
    “I want people to feel good!”
    “We can heal the world but first we have to heal ourselves.”
    “Your energy is important tonight.”
  • Lizzo got emotional when telling the audience that playing at the Hollywood Bowl was a dream come true
  • Isabela Moner attendee with a friend and sang along to Lizzo’s entire set
  • Taylor Swift opened her set with “Blank Space” followed by “Me” and a heartfelt performance of “Lover” complete with a pink microphone in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Donations secured from the event will help the American Cancer Society continue their life saving, breakthrough research, while also providing a live 24/7 cancer helpline for answers and support, rides to treatments and lodging near treatment centers for cancer patients all free of charge.

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