The coronavirus pandemic has prompted many celebrities to flock to Instagram Live and IGTV to connect with their fans. With people at home practicing self-isolation and social distancing, they need entertainment and escape—en tandem with tips on how they can help the crisis—more than ever. And A-listers are on social media to give all the above. (Thank goodness, because I’m six days away from having a drink with my lampshade.)
Whether you’re looking for live music, engaging conversations, or literal dance parties, celebrities are serving it up on a regular basis via Instagram Live and IGTV. New events and hang-outs are popping up on a weekly basis, so we’ll keep this post updated with what to look out for. (We won’t be including one-off situations, only things happening periodically.)
See, below, your go-to Instagram Live and IGTV celebrity quarantine guide.
Her daily show, Bright Minded, runs Monday through Friday and features celebrity guests getting candid about mental health, pop culture, and other topics. Everyone from Demi Lovato to Emily Osment has stopped by so far.
OK, so, Cardi B doesn’t have anything official going on with Instagram Live and IGTV right now, but she is going live quite a bit and it’s always hilarious. We literally have Cardi’s unfiltered social media presence to credit for the coronavirus “song.”
Follow the Bachelor Nation fan favorite to see when he will be doing another live workout again. He’s already done a few—and fellow Bach people, like Hannah Brown, have joined him.
Together at Home
Global Citizen and the World Health Organization are joining forces and featuring several celebrities’ helpful Instagram Lives. The virtual activation seeks to bring people together during this time of isolation. Singers like Niall Horan, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, and Miguel have performed music sets, while other actors, like Priyanka Chopra and Kerry Washington, are doing Q&As with doctors and activists.
Katharine McPhee and David Foster
Tune in weeknights at 5:30 P.M. PT to see McPhee and her husband, David Foster, sing a few songs, sometimes while wearing Minnie Mouse ears.
His Current Mood talk show streams every Sunday night on Instagram.
Dancer extraordinaire Mark Kanemura (famous for his Lady Gaga music video moments) hosts a daily dance party at 5 P.M. ET. Bops, wigs, and good vibes — what more could you want?
Ben Gibbard from Death Cab For Cutie
The singer is going live with some tunes daily at 4 P.M. PST.