March 27, 2017  

Video: Christina Aguilera Sings 'Beautiful' at NBC's Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert

November 3, 2012 (2:44 am) GMT
The New York-born singer joins Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and other big names to visit the hardest hit areas of the storm during the NBC telethon held Friday, November 2.
Video: Christina Aguilera Sings 'Beautiful' at NBC's Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert

Doing her part to help raise funds for Superstorm Sandy victims, performed her hit song "Beautiful" at the NBC telethon "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" concert. The star-studded event was held Friday, November 2 at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York.

Aguilera's heartfelt rendition of the song gave a solemn and hopeful mood as she opened the benefit gig. She smoothly sang the ballad and gave new twirls to her signature power vocals to make the song even more inspirational and uplifting. Being a native of Staten Island, NY, Aguilera was all emotional and committed to raising funds and helping her fellow New Yorkers.

"I was born in Staten Island... We are here for you. We will do whatever we can to help. We will not leave any one of you behind, because every single one of you matters," opened the 31-year old singer. "We've come together tonight to tell every single person who's suffering that we're here for you. We will do whatever we can to help. We will not leave anyone behind because every single one of you matter," Aguilera said before belting out her 2002 hit single.

Other big names who lent their time and talent for the fundraiser were New Jersey-born rockers who performed "Who Says You Can't Go Home" and "Livin' on a Prayer", and who played "My City of Ruins" and "Land of Hope and Dreams" together with The E Street Band. Long Island native also took the stage with his 1976 song, "Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)".

The telethon was hosted by and was also attended by New York's famous faces such as , , , , , and . All funds raised during the telethon will go to the American Red Cross.

Christina Aguilera:


Jon Bon Jovi:


TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Exchange Sweet Gaze While Leaving Church Amid Reconciliation Rumors
  2. Kourtney Kardashian Slammed by Haters for Sharing 'Materialistic' Photos of Her Kids
  3. Surprise! Justin Bieber and Zayn Malik Are Planning a Collaboration
  4. 'X-Men' TV Pilot 'Gifted' May Flash Back to World War II
  5. Blac Chyna Stuns in New Topless Picture. See Her Enviable Post-Baby Body
  6. Watch Lady GaGa and Stevie Wonder's Performances at Elton John's 70th Star-Studded Birthday Party
  7. Brad Pitt Is Ready to Mend His Relationship With Angelina Jolie for the Sake of Their Kids
  8. Cyborg's Story Is the Heart of 'Justice League', Says Zack Snyder