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    Coldplay record their 'Help For Haiti Now' appearance in London studios

    hopeforhaitinow.jpgHype ahead of Coldplay's set in collaboration with Davide Rossi (Viva La Viva album collaborator and violinist) is gathering pace after a special message via the official site direct from the London studios. You can follow the benefit concert as it happens around the world Coldplay forum now. Here's Anchorman with the very latest from London:


    Good evening. We're writing this from a studio in London, where Coldplay are recording their appearance on tonight's Haiti Now fundraiser (their song - an oldie and a goldie - sounded great in rehearsals, pictured). We wanted to let you know that the show will broadcast live on YouTube at 1am UK time / 8pm New York EST time at this link - www.youtube.com/hopeforhaitinow.

    In the US, the two-hour telethon will airon ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, and CMT on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT and 7:00 p.m. CT. “Hopefor Haiti Now” will also air on newly added networks including PBS,TNT, Showtime, COMEDY CENTRAL, Bravo, E! Entertainment, National Geographic Channel, Oxygen, G4, CENTRIC, Current TV, Fuse, MLB Network, EPIX, Palladia, SoapNet, Style, Discovery Health, Planet Green, and Canadian networks including CBC Television, CTV, Global Television, and Much Music.


    "Hope for Haiti Now" will also air internationally on BET International, CNN International, National Geographic, and MTV Networks International, which is available in 640 million homes worldwide. For more information, or to donate, please see www.hopeforhaitinow.org. Anchorman




    MTV has confirmed the lineup for the 'Hope For Haiti Now' earthquake benefit telethon. The event, which is hosted by George Clooney and Wyclef Jean, will be staged in New York City, Los Angeles and London tonight.


    All musical performances will be available to purchase on iTunes from January 23, with proceeds donated to the Haiti earthquake relief funds. The two-hour telethon will air on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT on January 22, 2010 at 8pm ET/PT and 7pm CT. In the UK, 'Help For Haiti Now' will air on MTV from 1am on January 23rd. It will also be broadcast on further digital channels and online.


    Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Jean, Shakira and Sting will perform in New York, whilst Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder and Taylor Swift will play in LA, as well as a group performance by Keith Urban, Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow. Meanwhile, Coldplay and a group performance by Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z and Rihanna will take place in London.


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