Fergie and Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift headed to New York City last night (June 9) to perform as part of an all-star special hosted by the Black Eyed Peas to raise money for a worthwhile cause.

The Black Eyed Peas Concert 4 NYC will feature the country superstar along with Natasha Bedingfield, MC Hammer, LL Cool J, Carole King and Debbie Harry, in a special show in Central Park, with all of the proceeds benefiting the Robin Hood Foundation, which works to combat poverty in New York City.

"We are thrilled to have Taylor on board," says Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas (quote via GAC). "Not only will she will be an amazing addition to our lineup, she is an incredible inspiration to people of all ages and her music gives a voice to those who feel left behind."

Other celebrities slated to appear during the concert include Whoopi Goldberg, Jimmy Smits and Zach Braff.

Update: The Concert 4 NYC event got canceled due to inclement weather.