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Blake Shelton to headline NBC Oklahoma tornado telethon

Singer Blake Shelton performs at the 48th Annual

Singer Blake Shelton performs at the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (April 7, 2013) (Credit: Getty Images)

NBC just announced that Blake Shelton of "The Voice" has organized a telethon to benefit the victims of the Monday tornado that devastated Moore, Okla., and killed at least 24 people. Details: "Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" on May 29, to take place at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.; Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire and Vince Gill will perform, more guests to come. Also: Live telecast at  9, and simulcast on Style, G4, Bravo, E! and CMT "on either a live or delayed basis."

 Per Shelton: "Everyone has their way to help, and mine as an entertainer is to perform to help raise money and awareness for this tragedy. This is why I want to do this special and especially hold it in Oklahoma City, which is near ground zero."

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