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Madonna Added to 'Hope for Haiti', Rihanna Joins Bono and Jay-Z on Charity Single

January 22, 2010 (2:28 am) GMT
'Hope for Haiti' telethon adds the 'Material Girl' hitmaker on the line-up, while Bono and Jay-Z have Rihanna lending her vocal on charity single 'Stranded'.

More stars are added to the upcoming "Hope for Haiti" benefit concert. is scheduled to make a live performance alongside and at the New York City-based gig which will be hosted by .

In addition to the NYC concert, there will also be another show held in London. This gig will see a performance from teaming up with and . They will be singing a joint track called "Stranded" which will be subtitled either "Haiti Mon Amour" or "Haiti Mi Amore".

"The idea of the song is 'We're not gonna leave you stranded' and that's what the chorus is," producer told Rolling Stone. "So me and Bono started going back and forth with ideas, and he was like, 'You know this word stranded keeps standing out to me' and I asked him to sing it."

Other public figures involved in the event include , , , , , , , , , former president Bill Clinton and many others. Earlier this week, was rumored to be banned from the concert, but a rep for MTV told Us Magazine that the rumor is not true. The organizers did reach out to Kanye, but he hasn't responded just yet.

On top of that, revealed about "working some things out right now" for Haiti. The ' member explained to MTV, "Because it's not confirmed, I can't necessarily share it just yet. I think that the main thing to remember is we can all do something whether it's a little bit or a lot. I'm willing and ready to help if I can in any way. I definitely feel for the people in Haiti."

As for the charity single, "Stranded" is not the only song crafted to raise funds for the earthquake victims. and will be joined by , and in a re-recorded track "We Are the World" for Haiti, and plans to produce a song for the cause.

Also, are set to release a compilation effort featuring , and to help the victims. has raised over $35,000 from her Las Vegas concert for the Haitian, will dedicate her entire show on January 24 to bring relief to the Caribbean island, and along with are donating their items to be put for Haitian auction.

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