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'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' this Friday will feature performances by Wyclef 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.

You can watch it live on MTV and also on YouTube along with other sites and channels listed below.

All musical performances will be available through Apple's iTunes Store beginning Saturday, January 23, with all proceeds benefiting Haiti relief funds managed by 'Hope for Haiti Now' charities.

YOU CAN PRE-ORDER THE LIVE PERFORMANCE ALBUM NOW.

In addition to musical performances, Wyclef Jean in New York City, George Clooney in Los Angeles, and CNN's Anderson Cooper reporting from Haiti, 'Hope for Haiti Now' will feature more than one hundred of the biggest names in film, television, and music supporting the cause with testimonials and by answering phones during the telethon.

The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund and United Nations World Food Programme have joined the list of relief organizations that will benefit from 'Hope for Haiti Now,' which also includes Oxfam America, Partners in Health, the Red Cross, UNICEF, and Yele Haiti Foundation. Proceeds from 'Hope for Haiti Now' will be split evenly among each organization's individual funds for Haiti earthquake relief.

The two-hour telethon will air on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, and CMT on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT and 7:00 p.m. CT. 'Hope for Haiti Now' will also air on PBS, TNT, Showtime, COMEDY CENTRAL, Bravo, E! Entertainment, National Geographic Channel, Oxygen, G4, CENTRIC, Current TV, Fuse, MLB Network, EPIX, Palladia, SoapNet, Style, Discovery Health, Planet Green, and Canadian networks including CBC Television, CTV, Global Television, and MuchMusic.

The event will be live streamed online across sites including YouTube, Hulu, MySpace, Fancast, AOL, MSN.com, Yahoo, Bing.com, BET.com, CNN.com, MTV.com, VH1.com, and Rhapsody and on mobile via Alltel, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and FloTV. 'Hope for Haiti Now' will also air internationally on BET International, CNN International, National Geographic, and MTV Networks International. 'Hope for Haiti Now' will be the first U.S.-based telethon airing on MTV in China. Facebook and Twitter have signed on as official social media partners to help drive donations and tune-in to the telethon.

COMMENTS

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joyisrealbessissmith
19 April, 2010
joyisrealbessissmiththanku2
thanku2soverymuch for helping haiti itissohaertbreaking iwascrying my eyesout ihopealltheaidreaches the peoplewhoneeditmostpeacefullythanku2fordebtreliefallivingthwagewouldbeajoy2checkoutnikesweatshop.orgiloveuallespeciallylarrymissucallme cl canutalktome?uniteinloveconpassiongreatstrengthgetyerbootson&kisstheskyforabetterworldispossibleforeveryonealltogetherbekind
juanu2fan
03 March, 2010
Earthquake in Chile
Guys, Chile needs help!!! My country suffered an earthquake of 8.8 degrees that caused 800 dead men and 2 millions of harmed. The chilean U2 fans needs support and blessings from all the world now. This friday 05 will be a Telethon with several artist from all latin america and will be live streamed online across sites including www.tvn.cl, www.canal13.cl, www.cnnchile.cl, www.mega.cl and www.chilevision.cl For more information please visit twitter, facebook or the following websites: www.emol.com, www.latercera.com or www.terra.cl. U2 has come in two occasions to Chile (1998-2006) receiving the fondness of the public who two times filled completely the National Stadium with 60 thousand persons and now, Chile and his fans needs U2. Blessings and benedictions. (sorry for my english) //
Calama
02 March, 2010
Earthquake in Chile
Hello, my name is Jaime Toro, i´m writng to you from Chile. The recently past february 27th, my country suffered a terrible earthquake (8,8° Richter) 100 times more violent than Haiti´s earthquake, after that, it came a Tsunami. There is a tremendous disaster in a big area of my country, including Santiago de Chile. I´m asking you guys, if you can read this mail, please give a hope and love message to Chile. Next Friday (March 5th) will be a Telethon with several artist invited to collect money to initiate rebuilding (this could be a perfect moment to send this message) I´m a big fan of U2, and all your causes. Thanks Jaime. "Only love can heal such a scar" P.S: sorry if my english is not perfect
christweedie2007
22 January, 2010
To the People of Haiti
I cant imagine the pain...God Bless all of you...The beautiful people of Haiti! May your strength persevere throughout the ages. Chris Tweedie Marblehead, MA
hugolopes7
22 January, 2010
ONE
We are ONEEEE
UnderMySkinner
22 January, 2010
A time when we all come together
human's get a bad rap from time to time, but when devastation hits we pull together at record speed. last i heard here in America alone we've raised over 355 million dollars, and that's before the benefit concert tonight. George and his family have always been some of the most generous people from my area, hearing that he was doing this didn't surprise me at all. to all of the relief workers, doctors, search and rescue, military, anyone donating or raising money and anyone else involved or on the ground thank you. you're all amazing.
kungfudancin
22 January, 2010
Yes
This will raise so much money for Haiti! God bless
anselmo_br
22 January, 2010
Thank´s U2 ....
The members of the band ... I think this time, we must make every effort for the victims in Haiti but I congratulate you, Bono, Larry, Adam, Edge, for always thinking of those who need it, this is the band gap of you, this explains why you are at the peak of more than 20 years. Love, compassion for others and respect for God, this explains the success of you. There's a phrase I hear a lot in church and whenever you have attitudes like this, immediately I remember the band .... Jesus loves the least! Sorry for any mistake in writing, I am Brazilian and my English is not very good, ok? Congratulations U2
ceallach67
22 January, 2010
Awesome!
I just knew somehow U2,even if just Bono and Edge, would lend their efforts to helping Haiti in someway. Not shocked by any of the other artists listed for this live event either. The artists listed are the same ones you always see helping out when tragedy strikes humanity. Can't wait to see this concert and will be buying the live CD for sure.
wild_honey_br
22 January, 2010
God Bless Haiti!
Millions of hearts beating as ONE tonight! God bless
AlexMaragos
22 January, 2010
The World is Connected for Haiti
The more we are, the more we are one.
Tina
21 January, 2010
HAITI'S HOPE ON THE HORIZON
IT MAKES ME PROUD TO BE A SUPPORTER OF HUMAN MANKIND WHEN THE WORLD COMES TOGETHER AS ONE. IT IS SUCH A BLESSING TO SEE THE RICH AND THE POOR SEE THE WORLD THROUGH THE SAME EYES. MY PRAYERS ARE FOR ALL THOSE THAT ARE SUFFERING, NOT ONLY IN HAITI BUT THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE WORLD. MY HOPE IS THIS WILL UNITE US AND LET US RECOGNIZE ALL THE SUFFERING.
antonija_croatia
21 January, 2010
Great action!
God Bless you! You have our support from Croatia and Croatian people!
mattybono
21 January, 2010
Amazing
This is what music is for. Massive well done to everyone on the planet who has done even the smallest thing to help. If you still haven't yet, go to http://www.one.org/international/actnow/ and sign the petition to drop Haiti's debt. What a planet eh! ; )
hapy
20 January, 2010
Hope for Haiti...
It is great to know that so many citizens of the world are committed to help Haiti. Hope for the future and better health care appears to be a universal idea.
mariannemo
20 January, 2010
The world made new
Wouldn't this world be a better place if we always had this spirit of generosity and goodwill to all of mankind. If we can come together to help Haiti, I truly feel a tremendous HOPE for our future as human beings. God bless you.
valentinab
20 January, 2010
Hope
The silver lining of this devastating earthquake is to see the world come together in the name of the human race. All over the globe people are talking of hope instead of war. So proud my heros: Bono, The Edge and Bill Clinton have taken such an active role in the relief plan!
mariabella
20 January, 2010
:D
That's whay I still have faith on human race, when the ocasion calls a lot of good heart people reply. God Bless you all! Loads of Love xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Yogic
20 January, 2010
So STELLAR LARGE
My heart goes out to the people of Haiti... It's So Stellar Large to pay it forward... Such a massive Global media effort with so many Stars shining... Bono and Edge you Rock...Tuning in and Dialing up for sure... Peace out : ).
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