Madonna, Beyonce on 'Hope for Haiti' Telethon Team
By PopEater Staff Posted Jan 21st 2010 02:54PM
Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, Jennifer Hudson and Wyclef Jean will perform in New York, while the Los Angeles taping will feature Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow and John Legend. Jay-Z, Bono and The Edge, Rihanna and Coldplay will do their part from London.
In New York, Haitian native Jean will host, while George Clooney will hold down the fort in Los Angeles. Throughout the night, CNN's Anderson Cooper will report from Port-au-Prince.
Robert Pattinson, Clint Eastwood, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Tom Hanks will be manning the phone lines during the event, according to PEOPLE. Our pals at The Fab Life have rounded up a list of the other presenters and speakers:
LA: Ben Stiller, Brad Pitt, Chris Rock, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney, Halle Berry, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Samuel L. Jackson
NYC: President Bill Clinton and Jon Stewart
London: Robert Pattinson
People can purchase the night's musical performances for 99 cents each through iTunes starting Saturday. All proceeds will go to Haiti relief.
The 'Hope for Haiti' benefit will be broadcast from New York, Los Angeles, London and Haiti. It will be televised at 8 p.m. EST. In addition to the network broadcasts, MTV, VH1, CMT, BET, PBS, CNN, Bravo, and a host of other networks will air the show. The telethon will also be streamed live on Web sites including YouTube, MySpace and AOL.
The funds raised from the telethon will be donated to several relief organizations, including UNICEF, Oxfam America and Partners in Health.
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