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'The Fourth in America': Air time, star-studded line-up and all you need to know about CNN Independence Day special


CNN is honoring frontline workers fighting against the coronavirus pandemic, the US military and the diverse citizens across the country demanding equality with a Fourth of July primetime musical celebration.


The event, which boasts a star-studded line-up including Jewel, Barry Manilow, Carlos and Cindy Santana, among many others, is titled 'The Fourth in America' and was announced on June 30.


"This is a Fourth of July like no other, occurring during the battle against a global pandemic and the fight for equality to assure everyone may realize the promise of America," CNN said in a news release.


The network added, "With most Fourth of July events canceled across the country, CNN will honor our fellow Americans," with a night of performances.


More highlights throughout the night also include fireworks shows on display in New York, Washington, Jacksonville, Houston and Nashville, according to CNN.


JewelBarry ManilowMartina McBrideKenny LogginsAndy GrammerCarlos Santana and Cindy Blackman SantanaCeCe WinansPat Benatar and Neil GiraldoThe O'JaysDon McLeanJesse Colin Young and Little Kids RockBurt Bacharach & Musicians from the Berklee College of MusicHarlem Gospel Choir






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