On Monday, RadarOnline.com brought you a teaser of the A-list names George Clooney was assembling for his Hope for Haiti: A Global Benefit For Earthquake Relief telethon on Friday and on Tuesday we brought you the list of musical performances. Now, we bring you the list of the A-List actors joining the cause and the latest performer additions.
Madonna will join the New York City roster (which already includes Bruce Springsteen and Shakira) while Beyonce will join Coldplay and husband Jay-Z in London. Haitian artist Emeline Michel has been added to the Los Angeles list that already includes Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake and Dave Matthews.
Brad Pitt will now be making an appearance, adding to a roster that features Twilight star Robert Pattinson, President Bill Clinton, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Jon Stewart, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, Nicole Kidman, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Will Smith with Muhammad Ali, and more than one hundred of the biggest names in film, television, and music.
All performances will be made available for purchase (at $.99 per song) on iTunes starting January 23, with all proceeds benefiting Haiti relief funds managed by “Hope for Haiti Now” charities.
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.