Beyoncé set to headline Hurricane Harvey Relief telethon
Oprah, Barbra Streisand, Jamie Foxx, and more are set to join the telecast next week.
Beyoncé will be joined by Blake Shelton, Barbra Streisand and Oprah Winfrey as headliners for the upcoming Hurricane Harvey telethon, “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief.”
The event will be telecast live next week at 8 p.m. ET on September 12 via the following networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CMT, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
Houston rap legend Bun B and Scooter Braun are the organizers for the telecast, which will reportedly include footage from New York (Times Square), Los Angeles (the Universal Studios lot), Nashville (Grand Ole Opry), and San Antonio (Majestic Theater).
Other celebrities set to be involved include Tori Kelly, George Clooney, Drake, Matthew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan, Kelly Rowland, George Strait, Reese Witherspoon and others. More celebrities are expected.
Proceeds from the telethon will benefit organizations such as 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.