Timberlake, Sting And Springsteen Among Performers At Hope For Haiti Telethon
Author: Kelly West
published: 2010-01-19 17:07:40
Thereís a big list of performers set to lend their support to the Hope for Haiti telethon thatís set to air this Friday night. The telethon will attempt to raise funds to help the people in Haiti whose lives were affected by the devastating earthquake that took place last week.
While George Clooney is set to host the event from Los Angeles, Wyclef Jean will be in New York, Anderson Cooper will be hosting from Haiti and word has it, Londonís joining the event with Twilightís Robert Pattinson set to host from across the pond.
USA Today posted the list of performers: ďWyclef Jean, Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, and Sting in New York City; Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift and a group performance by Keith Urban, Kid Rock, and Sheryl Crow in Los Angeles; and Coldplay, and a group performance by Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna in London.
In addition to the lengthy list of performers, numerous celebrities will be on hand to speak for the cause or to answer phones. According to MTV.com, the Hope for Haiti telethon will be airing commercial free on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT on Friday, January 22, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
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