Winfrey Calls On Famous Friends For Heroes Concert

OPRAH WINFREY showed off her celebrity pulling power again during her U.S. TV show on Tuesday (24Nov09) when she introduced ALICIA KEYS, JENNIFER HUDSON, ANDREA BOCELLI, MARY J. BLIGE, SUGARLAND and TIM MCGRAW to her stage for a tribute to the heroes of the U.S. Airways Flight 1549 miracle.
Winfrey saluted hero pilot Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger III and the first responders who saved the lives of passengers after the flight was forced to crash land in the Hudson River, offshore from Manhattan in New York City in January (09).
And she organised a special concert for the heroes, featuring her famous friends.
The celebrities briefly appeared at the end of Oprah for the musical salute, which was taped after the show and will appear on TV on Monday (30Nov09).


Contactmusic

Tags: Oprah Winfrey - Alicia Keys - Jennifer Hudson - Andrea Bocelli - Sugarland - Tim Mcgraw


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Why ‘The House of Magic’ Is The Movie To Go See This Weekend

If you’re looking for a cinematic treat for all the family this weekend, then...

Why ‘The House of Magic’ Is The Movie To Go See This Weekend

Here Comes Guardians of The Galaxy, A Huge Weekend in Store?

‘Guardians of The Galaxy’ hits cinemas next weekend with Marvel...

Here Comes Guardians of The Galaxy, A Huge Weekend in Store?

Bastille - Flaws [Live]

Bastille perform their 2012 single 'Flaws' live at The Troubadour in London to an enthusiastic crowd. The...

Bastille - Flaws [Live] Video

Colbie Caillat - Try Single Review

Colbie Caillat isn't known for producing 'trendy' pop songs of any kind, but she certainly always maintains...

Colbie Caillat - Try Single Review

'The Purge: Anarchy' Launches Another Grisly Franchise

Last year's sleeper hit The Purge was an unusually intelligent thriller starring Ethan Hawke as...

'The Purge: Anarchy' Launches Another Grisly Franchise

Nightcrawler Trailer

Lou Bloom is a hard-working budding journalist whose deep obsession with his career has rendered him...

Nightcrawler Trailer
Advertisement

'Joe' Is A Reminder That Nicolas Cage is a Great Actor

There are all kinds of theories about Nicolas Cage's acting style, usually centred on whether...

'Joe' Is A Reminder That Nicolas Cage is a Great Actor

Blunt, Mirren or Winslet? Who Will Win Best Actress Oscar 2015?

The biggest night in the film award circuit is still seven months away. But...

Blunt, Mirren or Winslet? Who Will Win Best Actress Oscar 2015?

Legendary Rocker Tom Petty Returns With New Album 'Hypnotic Eyes'

American rock legend Tom Petty reunites with backing band The Heartbreakers...

Legendary Rocker Tom Petty Returns With New Album 'Hypnotic Eyes'


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Oprah Winfrey Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Oprah Winfrey

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All