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Idol Gives Back $45 Million

Idol Gives Back $45 Million

This year’s episode of Idol Gives Back raised nearly $45 million to benefit various charities including the Feeding America, Children’s Health Fund, United Nations Foundation, Malaria No More and Save the Children‘s U.S. Programs.

Performances made on the American Idol stage were given by Carrie Underwood, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys and Sir Elton John.

The annual fund-raising event has raised more than $140 million since its inception in 2007. Last year, Idol Gives Back raised $60 million.

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