Pentatonix, int'l artists perform in NYC for Pinoy Relief concert
MANILA, Philippines – The recently concluded Pinoy Relief concert (held March 11 in New York, March 12 in Manila), at Madison Square Garden in New York, featured a star-studded lineup of both international and Filipino artists with one goal: to raise funds and help victims of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
Watch clips from the concert here:
YouTube phenomenon Pentatonix, known for their a cappella renditions of popular songs, performed a medley of Daft Punk songs and a cover of Calvin Harris’ "I Need Your Love" at the concert. The members were very vocal on Twitter prior to and during the event.
Pretty surreal that I'll be singing at Madison Square Garden with @PTXofficial tonight...— BassCannonKaplan (@Avi_Kaplan) March 11, 2014
JENNIFER HUDSON JUST DID "AND IM TELLING YOU" AND IT WAS SO AMAZING. IM DEAD.— Scott Hoying (@scotthoying) March 12, 2014
Pentatonix member Scott Hoying even posed with fellow headliner Jessica Sanchez.
American pop-punk band Plain White T’s also performed their hit song “Hey There Delilah” and "The Giving Tree" at the show. They tweeted their support for the cause prior to the event.
A Great Big World, a musical duo from New York, also played at the concert. They performed their songs “Already Home” and “This is a New Year.”
The Reo Brothers from Tacloban, themselves Typhoon Yolanda survivors, performed a cover of the Beatles’ “Help.” Band member Raymart Otic introduced the song as a “message from our less fortunate brothers and sisters,” reminding concertgoers of heart of the event.
Artists like apl.de.ap, Charice Pempengco, Jessica Sanchez, Bobby Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Jennifer Hudson, DJ Poet Name Life, as well as Dr. Oz and Dante Basco, were also involved with the event.
All proceeds from the concert will be for the benefit of victims of typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. – Rappler.com
Video clips courtesy of the Pinoy Relief Fund and Pulse Creative