NBC Benefit Concert Raises Millions for Tornado Relief AP
Blake Shelton's tornado relief concert, televised live on NBC, brought a strong turnout in donations. The Associated Press reports that the event raised more than $6 million in pledges and ticket sales.
The money will be donated to the United Way of Central Oklahoma, which is distributing funds to agencies that are helping people affected by the May 20 tornado, the story adds.
Performers on the special included country music stars Miranda Lambert, Vince Gill, Reba McEntire and Rascal Flatts.