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NBCUniversal to host benefit for Sandy victims

Christina Aguilera will be performing at the NBCUniversal concert Photo: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

US entertainment firm NBCUniversal is holding a benefit concert in aid of Sandy victims, after the superstorm devastated much of the East Coast.

"Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" is an hour-long telethon that will air tomorrow at 8pm EDT (midnight GMT) on all NBCUniversal's networks.

Stars including Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Jon Bon Jovi, Sting and Billy Joel will perform on the live show and "Today" show anchor Matt Lauer will host the event.

Residents in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, look over destroyed homes on the shore Credit: Reuters/Steve Nesius

All proceeds from the concert will be donated to the American Red Cross, a non-profit organisation that is providing food, shelter and other assistance to those affected by the disaster.

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