Global country music star Brad Paisley becomes an ambassador for the United24 platform “Rebuild Ukraine” direction
World-renowned country music artist Brad Paisley has joined the United24 ambassador team, a fundraising platform launched by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Multiple Grammy and Academy of Country Music Award winners support the direction of ‘Rebuild Ukraine’: https://u24.gov.ua/uk/donate/renew
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the musicians for their support during an online call.
“Thank you for choosing to participate in the reconstruction direction. Many people’s lives have been destroyed. We need to involve as many celebrities as possible to get them going.” said the head of state.
“I’m not the only one who wants to help Ukraine.” said Brad Paisley. “But like many people in America, I didn’t know how to get in touch with them from America. We know how similar we are to brave Ukrainians and we share many values, and we are committed to helping Ukrainian families rebuild their homes and go home. ”
Brad Paisley has won 3 Grammy Awards, 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, and 2 American Music Awards. In 2008, Billboard’s Country made him the first artist to have his 10 consecutive singles reach number one on the Airplay chart.
The singer has supported Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion, including participating in the Ukraine: Answering the Call charity telethon, which aired in prime time on three American channels. .
Fundraising platform United24, initiated by the President of Ukraine, is the main window for collecting donations to support Ukraine. In the eight months since its launch, the platform has raised over $270 million from citizens of 110 countries. United 24 ambassadors include renowned athletes Andriy Shevchenko, Elina Svitolina and Oleksandr Usyk, Balenciaga creative director Demna, American actors Liev Schreiber and Mark Hamill, Imagine Dragons, singer and actress ‘s Barbra Streisand, astronaut Scott Kelly, and historian Timothy Snyder.