10 things you need to know today: August 15, 2020

Organizers of the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Friday announced that the event scheduled for next week will feature performances from Leon Bridges, The Chicks, Common, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Billy Porter, Maggie Rogers, Prince Royce, and Stephen Stills. While the Democratic convention was originally set to take place entirely in Wisconsin, it has since been revamped into a primarily virtual event because of the coronavirus pandemic. The scheduled artists are expected to deliver their performances remotely. The convention is set to begin on Aug. 17. [USA Today, People]

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