NBC Sandy Relief Concert Raises $23m for American Red Cross (PICS)

The stars were out in full force on Friday, November 2nd, 2012 to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.  The event, Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together, produced by NBC and hosted by its own Matt Lauer raised more than $23 million dollars in the hour-long benefit.  Performances featured artists from some of the hard-hit areas Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi of New Jersey and Billy Joel of Long Island.  Others who took part in the special included Sting, Christina Aguilera, Stephen Tyler, Mary J. Blige, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart.

Mary J. Blige at NBC's Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together (REUTERS-Heidi Gutman-NBC-Handout)
Mary J. Blige at NBC’s Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together (REUTERS-Heidi Gutman-NBC-Handout)

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Latoya Henry is the publisher and founder of Haute Giving: The Sexy Side of Philanthropy.
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