1/29/2010 [Pianos & Keyboards]Yamaha Corporation Of America Provides Pianos for International Telethon; Yamaha Artists Turn Out In Force
Justin Timberlake performs a moving rendition of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah."
Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, John Legend and others played the Yamaha instrument during this monumental fundraiser. The star-studded event raised more than $61 million dollars for Haitian relief efforts following the devastating earthquake. People may continue to donate to the site for the next six months.
The televised concert event was organized by Hollywood actor and social activist George Clooney and featured more than 40 celebrities contributing to the cause with their support and performances.
The Hope for Haiti concert will raise funds for charities providing relief to survivors of the earthquake, including the Red Cross, Unicef, Partners in Health and Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti Foundation. CNN's Anderson Cooper broadcast live from Haiti during the event.
Learn more at www.hopeforhaitinow.org.