Wednesday Night's Alright For Idol, Elton Benefit

Apr. 11 2010, Published 5:45 a.m. ET

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Who better to spearhead a special edition of American Idol than Mr. Philadelphia Freedom himself?

With that in mind, Elton John is set to perform on Idol Gives Back, a special from the show on behalf of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, in the global effort to raise awareness for and to end HIV/AIDS.

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The Rocket Man singer will be flanked by a smorgasbord of talented performers, including the likes of Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, The Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox, Jeff Beck & Joss Stone and Mary J. Blige & the All-Star Band.

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Idol Gives Back airs Wednesday, April 21 at 8/7c on Fox; for more info on the Elton John AIDS Foundation, check out



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