Biden to record video message for 'Vax Live' concert
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President BidenJoe BidenMellman: Trump voters cling to 2020 tale FDA authorizes another batch of J&J vaccine Cotton warns of China collecting athletes' DNA at 2022 Olympics MORE and first lady Jill BidenJill BidenBiden meets Queen Elizabeth for first time as president Overnight Health Care: FDA says millions of J&J doses from troubled plant must be thrown out | WHO warns Africa falling far behind in vaccinations | Top CDC official says US not ready for next pandemic The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Sights and sounds from Biden's UK visit MORE will appear in a prerecorded video message for Global Citizen's Vax Live concert Saturday night, the White House announced.

The concert, which is aimed at encouraging everyone to get the coronavirus vaccine, starts at 8 p.m. ET and is being hosted by artist Selena Gomez.

Others set to participate in the star-studded lineup include Vice President Harris and Prince HarryPrince HarryKate Middleton says she has yet to meet Prince Harry and Meghan's daughter Harry and Meghan deny not discussing new daughter's name with the queen Duchess Meghan releases debut children's book MORE and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of SussexMeghan MarkleKate Middleton says she has yet to meet Prince Harry and Meghan's daughter Harry and Meghan deny not discussing new daughter's name with the queen Duchess Meghan releases debut children's book MORE.

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Global Citizen said in a statement earlier this week that the president's appearance was part of the White House's We Can Do This initiative to "increase public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines while reinforcing basic prevention measures, such as mask wearing and social distancing."

The concert will be available to watch on numerous TV networks and platforms.

A number of stars and politicians from around the world are expected to make an appearance, including Chrissy Teigen, Ben Affleck, Jimmy KimmelJames (Jimmy) Christian KimmelCaitlyn Jenner slams Jimmy Kimmel for calling her 'Trump in a wig' Stephen Colbert is bringing back his live audience Fox News late-night show 'Gutfeld!' nears top of ratings race MORE, Sean Penn, Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauJustin Pierre James TrudeauCanadian man who killed four members of Muslim family to face terrorism charges Bennett sworn in as new Israeli prime minister, hails 'beginning of a new day' Trudeau says no deal on lifting border restrictions after talks with Biden MORE, French President Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Jean-Michel MacronThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Sights and sounds from Biden's European trip Biden says Queen Elizabeth II reminded him of his mother Biden concludes first G-7 as president declaring 'America is back at the table' MORE, David Letterman, Gayle King, Nomzamo Mbatha and Olivia Munn.

Currently, more than 150 million people in the U.S. have received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.