John Legend was the featured performer at One Night for ONE DROP over the weekend, with proceeds supporting water access initiatives worldwide.
According to PR Newswire, the third annual benefit, imagined by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas and sponsored by MGM Resorts International, raised more than $6 million for non-profit organization ONE DROP. ONE DROP was created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte, with
Over 100 Cirque du Soleil performers came together for the benefit, which was directed by Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar at The Beatles™ LOVE™ Theatre. John himself did a special rendition of his smash hit “All of Me,” and closed the show with “Dreams,” prompting a standing ovation.
This year, ONE DROP receives special recognition from the United Nations with the closing of the International Decade for Action on Water (2000-2015). Honored with the ‘Water for Life’ Best Practices Award, ONE DROP was given recognition for its artistic approach to change how people deal with water.
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