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Entertainment stars raise $35 million for disaster victims

Stars of the show world have so far raised more than $ 35 million in the charitable day in the United States. in favor of those affected by the recent natural disasters in America, Telemundo said today.

Singers Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez, and baseball player Alex Rodriguez, indicate the note, announced today that they have raised more than 35 million during the concert “We Are One Voice: We Live!”, That exhausted their localities the previous day and had his kick-off with a Marc Anthony skin-deep playing his iconic theme “Live my life.”

The homeless relief concert, held Saturday at the Marlins baseball team’s stadium near the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, featured some of the biggest stars in the entertainment world.

On the scene of the crowded stadium, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, Prince Royce, Alejandro Sanz, Camila, Romeo Santos, Zona People and Daddy Yankee, the latter responsible for an energetic mix of their emblematic “Despacito” and ” Gasoline”.

Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato, Maroon 5, Ricky Martin, Maxwell, Gwen Stefani, Stevie Wonder, Chris Martin, Mary J. Blige and Andra Day, among others.

“We are here to raise voices, spirits and money to help,” said Jennifer Lopez, from Los Angeles on Saturday, in front of a line of celebrities answering donors’ phone numbers, including Ellen Degeneres, Wilmer Valderrama, Zoe Valdés, Jamie Foxx, Ted Danson, Debra Messing and Kim Kardashian.

The special, which became a trend in the United States on the social network Twitter, made for the first time the two major Hispanic television networks in the United States, Telemundo and Univision, joined in a live broadcast, which was added NBC and more than a dozen cable channels and digital radios.

Channels like America TV, Azteca America Network, Bloomberg Television, Univision Radio TR3S, and MTV Latin America, among a dozen others, broadcast the first two hours of the broadcast.

Then, during the third hour the different channels of MTV, VH1, BET, and NICK at NITE were united to transmit in English, with UniMás simultaneously in Spanish.

The charity concert was also broadcast live on Facebook, where fans were able to contribute using the donation buttons on Facebook Live and YouTube under the hashtag #SomosUnaVoz, which became trending topic on Twitter in the United States and worldwide, indicates the notice.

The telethon opened with shuddering images of the devastation caused by the earthquakes in Mexico, as well as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in the southern United States, Puerto Rico and other areas of the Caribbean, accompanied by testimony of some victims.

The telethon and concert revenues, led by Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, and Alex Rodríguez, will go to those affected by natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean, specifically to distribute food and medicine, build shelters or provide electric power and communications to the areas affected by the recent devastation especially the rural ones.

According to the organizers, all aid will be channeled through Feeding America, Save the Children, Habitat for Humanity, United for Puerto Rico, United Way, American Red Cross, Hurricane Maria Community Fund, Hispanic Federation, UNIDOS Fund and Unicef.

The Somos Una Voz campaign, a charity fund of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), continues to receive donations on its Internet pages in English and Spanish and through text messages to 50555.

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