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Blake Shelton Throwing All-Star Benefit Concert for Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May 23, 2013 (6:38 am) GMT
The Oklahoma-born crooner is one of many celebrities who have stepped up to help those affected by the disaster.
Blake Shelton

Country music superstar and Ada, Oklahoma-born is using his celebrity status and connections to help the tornado victims from neighboring city, Moore, Oklahoma. The 36-year-old singer is putting together a benefit concert that will raise funds for those badly-hit by the recent disaster.

"We'll know more about it in the next 24 hours," Shelton said about the concert which would most likely feature Shelton's wife, country songstress and other celebrity friends like his fellow mentors on "", and . "I'm hoping it will raise a lot of money. Obviously, it will be televised and will happen really quickly," he said.

Shelton was said to have called on NBC, which broadcasts "The Voice", for the telecast of the fundraising efforts, as well as current "Voice" season coach, pop/R'n'B superstar to lend his talent and star power to the show. "I can call in some really big favors," the "Sure Be Cool If You Did" singer revealed unabashedly, willing to pull out all the stops to raise as much funds to help the folks of Moore recover from the devastation caused by the tornado that hit them earlier this week.

As early as Tuesday's "Voice" episode, Shelton brought in his spouse Lambert for the emotional opening number honoring the victims of the devastating tornado. The couple did a duet of the ballad "Over You" which they wrote about Shelton's older brother who died in a car accident.

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