MTV has launched a particular version of its ‘Unplugged’ franchise in a bid to entertain viewers through the coronavirus pandemic and to reiterate the significance of staying indoors.

‘Unplugged at Home’ is a spin on the MTV Unplugged series that was widespread within the ’90s. The series has seen iconic performances from musicians prior to now together with Nirvana, whose acoustic set occurred simply months earlier than frontman Kurt Cobain died in 1994. Elton John, Aerosmith, Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen have additionally featured prior to now.

Nirvana's Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain through the taping of Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged in 1993.

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The first installment sees Grammy award-winning rapper and singer Wyclef Jean carry out his hits ‘Gone Till November’ and ‘Hips Don’t Lie’.

‘MTV Unplugged at Home’ can be accessible to stream by way of MTV YouTube, in addition to Instagram and Twitter. Additional artists within the lineup can be revealed at a later date.

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The series coincides with Viacom’s #AloneTogether marketing campaign, which is a social media initiative that educates younger individuals concerning the significance of social distancing.

In different information, Rufus Wainwright has change into the most recent musician to participate within the Global Citizen and World Health Organisation’s ‘Together at Home’ virtual concert series.

Wainwright took half  within the occasion yesterday night (March 21) at 5pm UK time.Speaking concerning the occasion, he stated: “Now it’s extra essential than ever for humanity to come back collectively and realise that we’re all one. This is a worldwide concern.

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