Celebrities Lends Star Power to 'American Idol' Benefit
First Published: March 3, 2008 12:07 PM EST Credit: AP
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The second "American Idol" charity event is set for April 9, with a lineup that includes Bono, Brad Pitt, Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Chris Daughtry and Carrie Underwood.
Last year's "Idol Gives Back" show raised $76 million to benefit underprivileged children.
The Fox network announced the date Monday. Football stars Peyton and Eli Manning are also scheduled, along with John Legend, Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox, Reese Witherspoon and Snoop Dogg. Fox said more names will be added in the coming weeks.
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