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Katie Holmes and Priyanka Chopra lead red carpet arrivals during Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival made its return on Saturday, September 24, with shows in both New York City and Accra, Ghana.

And the likes of Katie Holmes and Priyanka Chopra, who was supported by her husband Nick Jonas and his band The Jonas Brothers, were among the celebrity attendees that hit the red carpet ahead of the concert.

Mariah Carey headlined the annual event with the likes of Metallica, Charlie Puth, Måneskin, Rosalia, Mickey Guyton and, of course, the Jonas Brothers.

Star-studded: And the likes of Katie Holmes and Priyanka Chopra, who was supported by her husband Nick Jonas and his band The Jonas Brothers, were among the celebrity attendees that hit the red carpet ahead of the concert

Global: The Global Citizen Festival made its return on Saturday, September 24, with shows in both New York City and Accra, Ghana. And the likes of Katie Holmes and Priyanka Chopra, who was supported by her husband Nick Jonas and his band The Jonas Brothers, were among the celebrity attendees that hit the red carpet ahead of the concert 

Holmes looked ultra stylish in a brown leather jacket layered over a black button-up shirt and a plain white tee.

The Dawson’s Creek alum completed the look with some baggy black jeans and cherry red patent leather shoes.  

Chopra, who’s worldwide activism includes serving as an ambassador with the non-profit organization Global Citizen, hosted the grand event in New York’s famed Central Park on the Great Lawn.

She opted for artsy comfort in the fashion department dressed in a suit with hints of green, yellow, purple red, orange, lavender and blue dabbled all across the pants and matching blazer. 

The Quantico actress, 40, rounded out the ensemble by wearing a cropped white Global Citizen t-shirt and a pair of white sneakers. 

Ahead of taking to the stage, Nick made his way to the red carpet to strike a few poses alongside his wife.

Wow! Holmes looked ultra stylish in a brown leather jacket layered over a black button-up shirt and a plain white tee. The Dawson's Creek alum completed the look with some baggy black jeans and cherry red patent leather shoes.

Wow! Holmes looked ultra stylish in a brown leather jacket layered over a black button-up shirt and a plain white tee. The Dawson’s Creek alum completed the look with some baggy black jeans and cherry red patent leather shoes.

Colorful: Chopra, 40, opted for artsy comfort dressed in a suit with hints of green, yellow, purple red, orange, lavender and blue dabbled all across the pants and matching blazer

PDA: Jonas, 30, packed on the PDA with his wife dressed in an all-red ensemble with black boots

Colorful: Chopra, 40, opted for artsy comfort dressed in a suit with hints of green, yellow, purple red, orange, lavender and blue dabbled all across the pants and matching blazer. Jonas, 30, packed on the PDA with his wife dressed in an all-red ensemble with black boots

Making a difference: Chopra's worldwide activism includes serving as an ambassador with the non-profit organization Global Citizen and as a national ambassador to UNICEF India for more than ten years

Making a difference: Chopra’s worldwide activism includes serving as an ambassador with the non-profit organization Global Citizen and as a national ambassador to UNICEF India for more than ten years

With photographers snapping away, Jonas, 30, put his right arm around his wife on several occasions decked out in sleek red pants and a matching shirt that had several button undone.

He also donned a pair of black leather boots and stylish sunglasses, al while sporting a well-manicured five o’clock shadow beard.

The couple also struck some poses together in the backstage area of the event.

It’s at this point that Jonas and Chopra stepped up the PDA as they looked lovingly into each other’s eyes.

Family matters: Chopra also struck a pose with her husband's band, which just happens to be his two older brothers

Family matters: Chopra also struck a pose with her husband’s band, which just happens to be his two older brothers

BTS: Kevin Jonas and Nick Jonas took some time out to chat with Metallica frontman and guitarist James Hetfield

BTS: Kevin Jonas and Nick Jonas took some time out to chat with Metallica frontman and guitarist James Hetfield 

The celebrity couple, who will celebrate their fourth wedding anniversary in December, made a return to the red carpet with the rest of the Jonas Brothers band.

Chopra flashed a beaming smile as she put her left arm around Joe Jonas, who looked handsome in fitted black pants with a brown suede jacket over a white t-shirt and black boots.

Kevin Jonas stood at Nick’s right looking dapper in black pants, a white and blue jacket over a yellow t-shirt, and black boots.

Yummy: Eventually, the Jonas Brothers delivered their brand of pop music to the massive crowd

Yummy: Eventually, the Jonas Brothers delivered their brand of pop music to the massive crowd

Working it: Joe Jonas, 33, worked the crowd while taking over lead vocal duties for Jonas Brothers

Working it: Joe Jonas, 33, worked the crowd while taking over lead vocal duties for Jonas Brothers

Eventually, the three brothers made their way to the stage to deliver their brand of pop music with the help of their band.

Some of the celebrities to attend the show in New York included actor Frankie Jonas, Broadway singer and actor Billy Porter, ballet dancer Misty Copeland, Descendants actress Sofia Carson, journalist Liza Mundy and her husband Bill Nye the Science Guy, Canadian television personality Antoni Porowski and comedian and television host Amber Ruffin.

A parallel edition of the festival went off at Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana on Saturday. It featured headlining performances from the likes of Usher, SZA, Stormzy, Tems, H.E.R., Gyakie, Sarkodie and Stonebwoy.

Some of the stars to hit the red carpet ahead of the show in Ghana included The Walking Dead actress Danai Gurira, Idris Elba’s wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba and British rapper Stormzy (Born Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr).

Family affair: Frankie Jonas, the 21-year-old younger brother of Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas, was also on hand to support the event and his brothers in New York City

Unique: Broadway star Billy Porter, 53, showed off his unique sense of style decked out in a gold-patterned ensemble and matching platform boots

Attendees: Frankie Jonas, the 21-year-old younger brother of Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas, was also on hand to support the event and his brothers in New York City. Broadway star Billy Porter, 53, showed off his unique sense of style decked out in a gold-patterned ensemble and matching platform boots

The Global Citizen Festival is part of a movement to end extreme poverty.

Over the course of the last 10 years, since the festival was founded, Global Citizens have been taking action and calling on world and corporate leaders to make meaningful commitments to achieve the end of extreme poverty, according to the organization’s website.

With the help of some of the world’s biggest artists, Global Citizens have taken over 30 million actions, leading to over $41.1 billion in dispersed funding that’s impacting the lives of over 1.15 billion people.

Since 2015, the goals of the festival have been closely aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include 17 tasks to end extreme global poverty by 2030.

A parallel edition of the festival went off at Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana on Saturday. It featured performances from the likes of Usher, SZA, Stormzy, Tems, H.E.R., Gyakie, Sarkodie and Stonebwoy. 

Elegance: Sofia Carson, 29, looked chic in a black-patterned minidress and perfectly matched boots that came up to her mid-thigh area

Stylin': Ballet dancer Misty Copeland, 40, stepped out to the event in a blue jumpsuit

Elegance: Sofia Carson, 29, looked chic in a black-patterned minidress and perfectly matched boots that came up to her mid-thigh area. Ballet dancer Misty Copeland, 40, stepped out to the event in a blue jumpsuit

Cool cats: Thomas Raggi, Ethan Torchio, Damiano David and Victoria De Angelis of the Italian rock band Måneskin showed off their united fashion sense on the red carpet

Cool cats: Thomas Raggi, Ethan Torchio, Damiano David and Victoria De Angelis of the Italian rock band Måneskin showed off their united fashion sense on the red carpet

Couples time: Journalist Liza Mundy, 62, and her husband Bill Nye the Science Guy, 66, kept it casual-cool in the fashion department at the new York event

Couples time: Journalist Liza Mundy, 62, and her husband Bill Nye the Science Guy, 66, kept it casual-cool in the fashion department at the new York event

Former Saturday Night live star Chris Redd, 37, opted for casual comfort in faded jeans with white sweatshirt, silver jacket and white sneakers

Dressed to impress: Canadian television personality Antoni Porowski, 38, looked cool in a plaid suit and a retro black shirt

Stylish: Former Saturday Night live star Chris Redd, 37, opted for casual comfort in faded jeans with white sweatshirt, silver jacket and white sneakers. Canadian television personality Antoni Porowski, 38, looked cool in a plaid suit and a retro black shirt

One of a kind: Comedian and television host Amber Ruffin, 43, stood out dressed in a teal-patterned suit and slip-on shoes

One of a kind: Comedian and television host Amber Ruffin, 43, stood out dressed in a teal-patterned suit and slip-on shoes

Pretty in pink: Tamron Hall, 52, opted to wear a pink jumpsuit

Colorful: Rachel Brosnahan, 32, lit up the red carpet in a striking yellow suit

Television personality Tamron Hall and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel actress Rachel Brosnahan also lent their support

Big fan: Country music star Mickey Guyton, 39, showed her support for Metallica by wearing one of the band's t-shirts along with black leather pants with fringe along the sides

Big fan: Country music star Mickey Guyton, 39, showed her support for Metallica by wearing one of the band’s t-shirts along with black leather pants with fringe along the sides

The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira, 44, showed off her fit figure in a see-through orange shirt while attending the Global Citizen Festival in Accra, Ghana

Idris Elba's wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba, 33, stepped out on to the red carpet of the event in Ghana looking elegant in an orange gown and matching heels

Stunning: The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira, 44, showed off her fit figure in a see-through orange shirt while attending the Global Citizen Festival in Accra, Ghana. Idris Elba’s wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba, 33, stepped out on to the red carpet of the event in Ghana looking elegant in an orange gown and matching heels

Glowing: Elba also flashed her infectious smile while striking poses on the red carpet

Glowing: Elba also flashed her infectious smile while striking poses on the red carpet

Fashionable: British rapper Stormzy looked cool in an all-red ensemble with white sneakers at the Global Citizen Festival 2022 in Accra, Ghana

Fashionable: British rapper Stormzy looked cool in an all-red ensemble with white sneakers at the Global Citizen Festival 2022 in Accra, Ghana

Breakout star: The rapper (born Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr.) first gained attention on the UK underground music scene through his Wicked Skengman series of freestyles over classic grime beats

Breakout star: The rapper (born Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr.) first gained attention on the UK underground music scene through his Wicked Skengman series of freestyles over classic grime beats

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