Chayanne, Coldplay, Juanes and more take part in concert for Mexico earthquake victims

Musical artists from around the world came together on Sunday for the “Estamos Unidos Mexicanos” concert. The star-studded event benefited the victims of last month’s 7.1 earthquake that hit Mexico City, claiming the lives of over 200 individuals.


coldplay-mexico-concertVIEW GALLERY Coldplay performed their new song Life is Beautiful on October 8 Photo: Daniel Knighton/Getty Images

Among those in the diverse charity lineup was the British rock group Coldplay. The group debuted their new song Life is Beautiful — which was written to benefit relief efforts in Mexico and around the world — via a live transmission from their concert in San Diego, California.

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Chris Martin performed the track wearing the Mexico's national flag in his jeans, before pulling it out and waving it in the air. At the end of the performance, Gwyneth Paltrow's ex-husband said: “Muchas gracias a todos. Thank you everybody. Sending our love to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Las Vegas and everywhere. Thank you everybody.”

chayanne-mexico-concertVIEW GALLERY Puerto Rican singer Chayanne performed at the charity concert in Mexico City Photo: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images

Spanish singer Miguel Bose, Puerto Rico’s Chayanne and Juanes also had the crowd of over 150,000 on their feet at Zócalo plaza as they performed in Mexico City on October 8. The Colombian superstar performed his hits A Dios le Pido and La Camisa Negra. Juanes told the crowd, "I love this country for many reasons but what I have seen these last few weeks is very inspiring, a strong country and warrior that is going to rise."

  juanes-mexico-concertVIEW GALLERY Juanes and Chilean singer Mon Laferte performed together at the event Photo: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images

Juanes also joined Chilean singer Mon Laferte on stage during the night. Sharing a photo of herself from the concert, Mon penned in Spanish: “What a thrill to see Mexico united and stronger than ever, remember that you do not have to lower your arms, there are still many people who need us.”


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