Eighteen-thousand kids brought the energy to St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center Wednesday for We Day. Those who earned their way in through service saw celebs like Magic Johnson, rocked out with today’s hottest musicians and heard inspirational stories from speakers like J.R. Martinez, a soldier injured in Iraq who turned tragedy into strength. “I am where I am because of the support that I received from my community, and that empowered me not to hide behind a curtain, but instead show the world my scars and be proud of them,” Martinez said.
The stars aren’t usually up for 7 a.m. red carpets, but luckily the crowd had no problem bringing up their energy! A group of students were chanting and cheering right from the very beginning. The Band Perry put it perfectly: “Coffee and loud kids, that’s all you need in the morning.”
Listen to actor Martin Sheen and other highlights from Wednesday by clicking the LINK above.
We Day Minnesota announced the lineup of inspirational speakers and performers that will be attending this year’s event Thursday.
The Television Academy has honored hundreds of actors, actresses and television series for delivering exceptional work that has entertained millions of viewers around the world. Here’s a look at the top five television shows that have taken home the most Primetime Emmy Awards in history, since 1949.
In his sitcom relic of the ’90s, Martin Lawrence memorably used to whine, “Can’t we all just get along?” But what people tend to forget is that he’d turn right around, doll up and tear the roof off as Sheneneh Jenkins.