Music’s biggest stars unite for Earth Day

Multi-platinum recording artist Lil Dicky is serving up his next viral release, “Earth,” and it’s for an amazing cause. Co-produced by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat, the new track is being shared ahead of Earth Day to help raise much needed attention to the climate change crisis plaguing the globe.

To help spread this important message, Lil Dicky has enlisted a star-studded cast of music’s biggest names including Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Zac Brown, Brendon Urie, Hailee Steinfeld, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Kevin Hart, Adam Levine, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, Sia, Miley Cyrus, Lil Jon, Rita Ora, Miguel, Katy Perry, Lil Yachty, Ed Sheeran, Meghan Trainor, Joel Embiid, Tory Lanez, John Legend, Psy, Bad Bunny, Kris Wu, Backstreet Boys and Leonardo DiCaprio. Watch the animated video below and see the full “Earth” character key below.

The short film for “Earth” was co-directed by Nigel Tierney of Emmy Award®-winning content studio RYOT, Federico Heller of 3Dar and Iconic Engine, and executive produced by Scooter Braun, SB Projects, Mike Hertz and Zeda Stone of RYOT.

 

The animated cast of “Earth”

 

“Earth” is released in collaboration with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF), a portion of profits from the song, music video, and merchandise will be allocated to select nonprofits identified by LDF as being on the front lines of implementing solutions to climate change. These organizations support those who are helping communities transition to 100% renewable energy, protecting critical ecosystems and wildlife, and supporting regenerative farming practices. They include the Quick Response Fund for Nature, the Shark Conservation Fund, the Solutions Project, the Global Greengrants Fund and the Carbon Cycle Institute. More information can be found at www.welovetheearth.org.

 

EARTH” CHARACTER KEY
Baboon—Justin Bieber
Zebra—Ariana Grande
Lion cub—Halsey
Cow—Zac Brown
Pig—Brendon Urie
Common fungus—Hailee Steinfeld
Skunk—Wiz Khalifa
Marijuana—Snoop Dogg
Kanye West—Kevin Hart
Vultures—Adam Levine
Rhinos—Shawn Mendes
Giraffe—Charlie Puth
Kangaroo—Sia
Elephant—Miley Cyrus
Clam—Lil Jon
Wolf—Rita Ora
Squirrel—Miguel
Pony—Katy Perry
HPV—Lil Yachty
Koala—Ed Sheeran
India—Meghan Trainor
Africa—Joel Embiid
China—Tory Lanez
We Love the Earth—John Legend, Psy, Bad Bunny, Kris Wu
Mankind—Lil Dicky
Credits—Backstreet Boys
Leonardo DiCaprio

 


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