Lil Nas X, Miley Cyrus, Oprah Join Facebook and Instagram's 2020 Graduation Livestream

Simone Biles, Awkwafina and Jennifer Garner are also in the mix for the May 15 event.

Maybe your actual high school or college graduation ceremony got canceled because of coronavirus, but Miley Cyrus is here to save the day.

The singer will join a roster of other stars saluting the class of 2020 on #Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020, a multi-hour livestream event on May 15 that will feature a commencement address from Oprah Winfrey.

Joining O with words of inspiration will be Awkwafina, Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X, gymnast Simone Biles and many more. Cyrus is slated to perform her inspiration 2009 hit “The Climb” during the broadcast, which will begin at 2:00 p.m. EST. The video of the event will broadcast on Facebook Watch and here.

Individual segments will also be posted on the @instagram account as well as the performers’ social media accounts. There will also be a full week of virtual #Graduation2020 programming leading up to the commencement ceremonies, including:

  • May 11, @instagram will kick off daily programming that spotlights iconic senior experiences – from senior superlatives to portrait showcases to senior skip day.


  • Instagram will also roll out new in-app creative tools and features including a graduation countdown sticker, celebratory sticker pack, new AR effects, and a custom hashtag page for #Graduation2020.


  • Facebook and Instagram Stories will launch a Graduation theme for Music Stickers – a list of grad-related songs making it easy to find the perfect soundtrack for the graduation moments people share to their stories.


  • Plus, for graduates and their schools, teachers, friends, and family, the Facebook App will provide resources to help people host their own virtual graduation ceremonies and parties – including a virtual graduation hub, custom filters, family and friends celebrations enabled by Rooms, and more.