Friday, April 27, 2007

'Idol' charity donations top $60M

Coverage of American Idol from China Daily
Idol' charity donations top $60M: "An 'American Idol' charity special filled with wrenching pictures of impoverished children and celebrity appeals raised more than $60 million, Fox said Thursday.

The money from 'Idol Gives Back,' a two-night special that was combined with the regular talent contest, will go to organizations funding relief programs for America and Africa, the network said. Donations came from viewers and corporations."

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