For 22 years, the Nobel Peace Prize Concert has been held to celebrate the renowned Nobel Peace Prize Award. And this year, YouTube is live streaming the entire event for the first time ever on December 11, 2015, starting with an exclusive pre-show hosted by YouTube star Derek Muller of the Veritasium YouTubechannel.
Muller, who boasts over 3 million subscribers on his channel, will take live stream viewers on a backstage tour of the Nobel Peace Prize Concert to show the behind-the-scenes preparations. This year’s event, airing live from Oslo, Norway, honors the National Dialogue Quartet from Tunisia for helping build democracy in their nation. The Nobel Peace Price Concert itself will feature performances from singers and bands like Jason Derulo, a-Ha, Kygo, Aurora, Emel Mathlouthi, and MØ. The concert will also include special guest hosts throughout the event such as talk show host Jay Leno, who Muller managed to snag a picture with:
I’m hosting the Nobel Peace Prize Concert live on YouTube! 10:30am PT 1:30pm ET – Jay Leno is hosting the TV show pic.twitter.com/peH5gHkznb
— Derek Muller (@veritasium) December 11, 2015
This is not the first time YouTube has hosted a live stream of a special event. The Google-owned online video site teamed up with T-Mobile in April to live stream the Coachella music festival. In the same month, YouTube enlisted stars Matthew Santoro and fouseyTUBE to host a live stream for the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day broadcast.
You can catch the Nobel Peace Prize Concert starting at 1:30 PM EST on December 11 via youtube.com/NobelPeaceConcert. On other social platforms, you can follow the events by searching for the hashtag #NobelPeacePrizeConcert.