Please tune in to tonight’s, Friday, Jan 22nd broadcast of ‘Hope for Haiti Now’, the global telethon to benefit the Haitian people and aid workers. A very special performance of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” will be performed by Justin Timberlake and his friend Matt Morris in honor of the earthquake victims.
The two-hour telethon will air on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, CMT and more on Friday at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT and 7:00 p.m. CT.
The telethon will be hosted by George Clooney in Los Angeles, Wyclef Jean in New York City, and CNN’s Anderson Cooper live from Haiti. Performances by some of the biggest names in music including Jay-Z, Shakira, Alicia Keys, Dave Matthews, John Legend and Sheryl Crow will be broadcast coast to coast to raise awareness and funds for the victims.
Starting Saturday, all performance recordings will be available for $.99 per song through iTunes with all proceeds benefiting Haiti relief funds managed by “Hope for Haiti Now” charities.