Presented in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Hello World! is a six-part series taking a look at the wonders of the natural world through the eyes of some of today’s most celebrated musicians (Artists Featured Are Christina Aguilera, Ellie Goulding, Joan Jett, Dave Matthews, Usher Raymond, and Steven Tyler). The series brings out the universal themes of the artists’ music by using it as a soundtrack for the stories of animals in the wild. Hello World! debuts Saturday, July 9 with two back-to-back episodes for three weeks.
It’s a thrill to have six Grammy(R)-winning or -nominated artists working on Hello World!” says Ross. “All of these artists bring a powerful love for wildlife and the environment, and we cannot wait to share these films with families across the world.”
Hello World! takes viewers deep into the environments of animals as varied as sea turtles, jumping spiders, rhinos, and hawks as they live their daily lives. Whether they are searching for water, looking for love, or caring for their families, these animals all have a singular way of surviving. Each episode features the artist’s vibrant storytelling and one of their well-known songs, as well as a lush musical score.
Episode 1 – Usher Presents: Stronger: Wildlife footage is combined with popular songs that represent different themes in nature. In the series opener, singer-songwriter Usher narrates the tale of a sea turtle and a red fox whose resilience helps them survive the hardships of life. Featured in the episode is the song “Strong” by Usher:
SEASON 1, EP. 1 : Hello World! USHER (LINK)
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