NBC will broadcast a star-studded concert Friday night to raise money for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
The network said in an announcement Thursday said the benefit telethon -- airing live at 8 p.m. EST and tape delayed in other areas -- will be hosted by Matt Lauer. The money raised will be donated to the American Red Cross for the organization's ongoing relief efforts following the storm.
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Among those to perform will be musicians who grew up in some of the storm's hardest hit areas -- including Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi of New Jersey and Billy Joel of Long Island.
Also set to appear during the benefit are Christina Aguilera, Sting and Jimmy Fallon.
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