Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Join ‘Hand in Hand’ Benefit Concert Lineup
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are among a newly expanded list of celebrities who will help out with the Hand in Hand benefit concert for Hurricane Harvey victims. The country couple was added to the event's lineup, along with former Nashville star Connie Britton, Blake Shelton's girlfriend Gwen Stefani and Keith Urban's wife Nicole Kidman.
Shelton himself is co-hosting the Nashville portion of Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief. The one-hour telecast will air live from the Grand Ole Opry, Universal Studios in California and Times Square in New York City. On the same night, George Strait is hosting a concert in San Antonio, Texas, featuring Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton and more, and portions of the show will be featured during the Hand in Hand telethon.
In addition to the aforementioned celebrities, Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief will also feature appearances by Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, George Clooney, Andy Cohen, Stephen Colbert, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Billy Crystal, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Drake, Hilary Duff, Jourdan Dunn, Jimmy Fallon, Jamie Foxx, Richard Gere, Tom Hanks, Marcia Gay Harden, Kate Hudson, Dwayne Johnson, Joe Jonas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Karlie Kloss. Additionally, Matt Lauer, Jay Leno, Zion & Lennox, Jared Leto, Eva Longoria, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Tracy Morgan, Norah O’Donnell, Gerardo Ortiz, Chris Paul, Tyler Perry, Dennis Quaid, Questlove, Jeremy Renner, Julia Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, David Spade, Michael Strahan, Barbra Streisand, Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, Chandra Wilson, Oprah Winfrey, Rita Wilson and Reese Witherspoon will all be involved, CMT reports.
Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief will air on Tuesday (Sept. 12) at 8PM ET, and then again at 8PM PT, on CMT, ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC. The event will also be streamed internationally on Facebook and Twitter. Viewers will be able to donate via text, online and by phone; proceeds will benefit the United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and the Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief.
Since Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in late August, a number of country artists have stepped up to help raise money for and find other ways to support those affected.
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