WHAT'S HOT?

Kris Allen to Perform for Haiti on 'American Idol' Result Show

February 18, 2010 08:48:32 GMT

In addition to singing, Kris Allen will also share his experience of visiting Haiti post the earthquake in a bid to raise fund for its relief effort.


Kris Allen
See larger image
Photo credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN

In the wake of devastating earthquake which killed and injured thousands of people in Haiti, Kris Allen is scheduled to fly to the Caribbean country to raise awareness and fund for its relief effort. Later, the "American Idol" season 8 winner will share his experience and perform on the reality singing competition.

For this philanthropic project, "American Idol" is partnering with The United Nations Foundation, one of the Idol Gives Back beneficiaries. Kris' performance will be aired during February 25 result show at 8:00 - 9:00 P.M. ET live/PT tape-delayed, while the Idol Gives Back will broadcast during the Top 7 result show on April 21.

"I'm looking forward to traveling to Haiti to see the UN's work firsthand," he said. "The people of Haiti are rebuilding their country, and the UN is there to help them every step of the way. I look forward to sharing the images and stories from my trip with IDOL viewers across the country."

© AceShowbiz.com




Post Your Comments

posted by Rebecca on Feb 18, 2010
So proud of Kris. He not only is an awesome musician, but an awesome human being as well. One of the first songs he sang on AI was Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson which has a great message, just like his single, LLWD. Kris doesn't just sing these songs but lives out their messages as well.

Screen Name
Please Enter   
Comment
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter