Thursday, April 22, 2010

Elton John & Alicia Keyes do Idol charity gig

The normal Idol competition took a break on Wednesday replaced by a two hour telethon. Called American Idol Gives Back with the help of big names and moving videos about 15 millions US dollars was raised. Other stars who took part included The Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keyes and Annie Lennox. Now in it's third year for Idol Gives Back, which has raised more than 150 million U.S. dollars for charity to date. American Idol is a spin-off of the U.K's "Pop Idol", a reality program where competitors vie for a chance to win a recording contract. American Idol is nearing the end of its eighth season
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