A bevy of pop stars including Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and U2 vocalist Bono are
set to come together at a global fund-raising event for Haitian earthquake victims.
Oscar-winning actor George Clooney has confirmed while speaking at the Golden Globe Awards that singers Alicia Keys and Sting will also be performing at the ‘Hope for Haiti’ concert, Aceshowbiz reported.
Songs performed by the participating artists will be made be available for digital purchase with all proceeds going to the relief effort.
The global telethon will be held on January 22 and is aimed “to show the people of Haiti that the whole world is paying attention.”
Clooney will be hosting the Los Angeles-based concert, rapper Wyclef Jean will be presenting from New York while American journalist Anderson Cooper will be hosting from Haiti.
More than 40 celebrities are expected to attend the show which is set to be aired by a number of TV stations in a commercial-free broadcast.