Black Eyed Peas & Alicia Keys Hit American Idol
For their charitable fundriaser...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 14:34
A host of stars have performed on the ‘Idol Gives Back’ episode of American Idol.
Each year the massive show turns telethon to raise money with the help of some big name guests.
First up last night were the President and First Lady themselves in a video message. Barack said: “American Idol has always been about changing lives, on the stage and around the world.
“That's why Michelle and I want to take a moment to thank everyone watching tonight for your continued generosity as part of 'Idol Gives Back.'”
Black Eyed Peas followed the Pres’ by performing Rock Your Body before mentor of the week Alicia Keys played her Empire State Of Mind 2 song and Un-Thinkable.
Joss Stone, Mary J. Blige and Elton John also hit the stage to help raise cash, while video messages came into ‘Idol from stars like Russell Brand, Slash and Jim Carrey.
Near the end of the live telethon Simon Cowell told viewers they had raised $15 million for children’s charities, although that amount should rise.
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