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Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato Among Artists to Perform in DC at March for Our Lives

Nine musical artists are set to take the stage at D.C.'s March for Our Lives Saturday, including popular singers Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus, according to the event's website.

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Many of the stars took to Twitter to share their excitement for the upcoming performances.

nDemi Lovato tweeted Sunday, "I've been so amazed by the work @Emma4Change and the rest of the Parkland students have been doing. You guys are the future. I'm honored to be a part of this!"
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"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and "Dear Evan Hansen's" Ben Platt announced Thursday the duo will perform their newest mash-up, "Found Tonight," at the march. A portion of the proceeds from their new song inspired by the student led movement will go to the March For Our Lives Initiative.
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After the song's release on Monday, Platt tweeted, "I feel immeasurably lucky to get to support these inspiring kids and #MarchForOurLives. It's a fight that is so long overdue."
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Common added Sunday, "I'm grateful for this opportunity to perform in support of [the group's] efforts to end gun violence in America."
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Organizers estimate more than 500,000 people will march through the streets of D.C. Saturday to demand stronger gun control laws following the massacre at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
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More than 800 events are planned worldwide for Saturday's March for Our Lives, according to the event's website.
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A number of celebrities have donated funds for the march, including George and Amal Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, and Steven Spielberg.
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Students from Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, Maryland, plan to participate in the demonstration. The students are mobilizing days after a gunmen opened fire at their school Tuesday morning, leaving the gunmen and another student dead.
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The march is scheduled to kick off at 12 p.m. Organizers say it will happen on Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd and 12th streets NW.
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