"Idol Gives Back" Returns With Big Name Celebs

Mar. 3 2008, Published 1:10 p.m. ET

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Where can you see U2's Bono, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Eli Manning and other big name stars all in the same place? On the special episode of American Idol, called Idol Gives Back! The fundraiser returns for a second year and is boasting a new star lineup from Oscar winners to music legends.

Set to appear are: Bono, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Miley Cyrus, Mariah Carey, Eli and Peyton Manning, Fergie, Chris Daughtry, Carrie Underwood, Annie Lennox, John Legend and Snoop Dogg.

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Last season, "Idol Gives Back" raised $76 million — and won the prestigious Governors Award Emmy. This year, the musical benefit will raise funds for U.S. charities that work with underprivileged children.

Idol Gives Back airs Wednesday, April 9 on FOX.


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