Issa Rae from HBO’s Insecure will host the gala. The gala benefits the Clara Lionel Foundation. The foundation supports and funds education, health and emergency response programs around the world. Hugh Evans, the CEO of Global Citizen will be honored with the 2018 Diamond Ball Award.
The third annual Diamond Ball was able to raise over $5 million dollars. Kendrick Lamar and Calvin Harris performed while Dave Chappelle was the host.