Rolling Stones join '12-12-12' lineup
The "12-12-12" benefit for victims of superstorm Sandy is shaping up to be the largest musical event in history, reaching nearly 2 billion people through television, radio and the Internet, the Madison Square Garden concert's producers said Friday.
Wednesday night's show gained even more star power as the Rolling Stones joined the lineup that includes Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, Kanye West and The Who. Producers revealed that Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Crystal, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jon Stewart and Kristen Stewart will also appear.
The concert has already raised $30 million for the Robin Hood Foundation, which plans on distributing "12-12-12" proceeds as quickly as possible, according to the foundation's executive director, David Saltzman.