Children in Need 2020 will air their annual fundraiser on BBC One tonight with a star-studded show that hopes to raise millions for good causes.
As in previous years, Children in Need’s show for 2020 will feature performance and celebrity specials of some of your favourite TV shows.
This year’s programme will feature appearance from Little Mix, Shawn Mendes, Kylie Minogue and Dolly Parton as well as special editions of Strictly Come Dancing, Doctor Who and The Repair Shop.
Here’s how to watch tonight’s show and how to donate to Children in Need:
What time is Children in Need tonight?
Children in Need is on tonight, Friday November 13, at 7pm on BBC One. The show will also be available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
Ahead of tonight’s show, Children In Need will be hosting their annual rubber duck race at 1pm today. You can watch the duck-based fundraising event on their the Children in Need website.
What is this year’s Children in Need charity single?
This year’s Children in Need charity single is another star-studded offering from artists across the world.
The song chosen for the charity single is a reimagined cover of Oasis’ Stop Crying Your Heart Out.
Artists performing on the track are (in alphabetical order):
- Bryan Adams
- Izzy Bizu
- Clean Bandit
- Mel C
- Jamie Cullum
- Ella Eyre
- Paloma Faith
- Rebecca Ferguson
- Jess Glynne
- Sheku Kanneh-Mason
- Lenny Kravitz
- Ava Max
- Kylie Minogue
- James Morrison
- Gregory Porter
- Nile Rodgers
- Jack Savoretti
- Jay Sean
- Anoushka Shankar
- Robbie Williams
The single is released today, Friday 13 November, and is available to stream or download from the iTunes Store, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify and Deezer. Choose a music service here.
A minimum of 50p from the sale of each download in the UK will go towards raising vital funds to help support children and young people across the UK facing disadvantage.
The money raised by BBC Children in Need goes towards supporting over 3,000 local charities and projects in communities across the UK that work with these groups.
Speaking about contributing to the Children In Need charity single Kylie Minogue said: ‘Children in Need is such a special charity and so loved by everyone, including me. It was a privilege to take part in this recording with so many amazing artists. This year it feels even more poignant than ever, and I hope we can all come together to raise as much as possible.’
Artist Lenny Kravitz also said: ‘We are living in a time when children need all the support they can get and so it is a pleasure to be collaborating with so many great artists for such an important cause. I hope this song reminds everyone that we are all in this together and we can make a difference.’
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