'Idol' gives back, gets A-list power
The worlds of Hollywood, music, reality competition television and self-congratulatory feel-goodery collided Sunday night at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, where American Idol taped its star-studded 'Idol Gives Back' show. Among the celebs on hand: Brad Pitt, Billy Crystal, Fergie, Carrie Underwood, Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman, Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Heart, Snoop Dogg, John Legend, David Spade and many others. Last year's "Idol Gives Back" raised $76 million for underprivileged children; this year organizers hope to raise $100 million for a slew of charities, including the Global Fund and Pitt's Make It Right campaign. The show airs Wednesday, but here's a sampling of some of the stars on hand...
Eli and Peyton Manning
(AP photos: Idol judges, Miley Cyrus, Brad Pitt. Getty Images: Mannings, Billy Crystal, Carrie Underwood, Fergie.)