Video: Madonna performs Like A Prayer for Haiti
Press Pictures: Hope for Haiti Now Telethon

Madonna brings Like A Prayer to Hope for Haiti Now telethon

Backed by a choir, Madonna performed her 1989 single 'Like a Prayer' at the 'Hope for Haiti Now' telethon on Friday (January 22). She performed in the telethon's New York studio, as did Bruce Springsteen, Shakira and Sting.
The arrangement of 'Like a Prayer' took its cues from the original version's instructions to 'let the choir sing,' with the only non-vocal instrumentation provided by a guitarist and a keyboard player. It was a shining performance, with the choir serving as a perfect counterpoint to Madonna's vocals.
Last week, Madonna endorsed the relief efforts of the charity organization Partners in Health, donating $250,000 toward their work with victims of the Haitian earthquake. Partners in Health works to bring modern medical care to the world's poorest communities and it has had a presence in Haiti for 20 years.
'My prayers are with the people of Haiti,' she said in a statement on her Web site. 'I can't imagine the terrible pain and suffering they are experiencing. Sadly the depths of the tragedy are just becoming known and the need for our support grows more urgent with every passing moment.'
'I urge all of my friends and fans around the world to join me collectively to match my contribution or give in any way you can,' she continued. 'We must act now.'

From MTV.com

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Black Heart

I noticed there a moment forgot the lyrics or come in with the song? Look on the conductress as she quickly snapped out from her job to see if Madonna stopped singing.

Anyway, good job for the Queen. Hey the song is already 20 years old and still give some chills.

Is it wrong to help people? Helping out is noble as long as you can give a part of you. May it be in money, clothes, food, and prayers......

John Suddes

ABE I cound't agree more!! I was very dissapointed appearance she looked silly and very puffy. I wish she would stop with what ever she is doing to herself

del

Woah thats such a wonderful performance, Madonna seems to put all her emotions into this one :-) God bless Hatti

ABE

I LOVE MADONNA SO MUCH, HAVE FOLLOWED THIS SITE FOR YEARS, GONE TO MOST OF HER SHOWS IN THE LAST DECADE, BUT I WAS SAD TO SEE HER FACE IN HAITI. SHE SHOULD STOP INJECTING IT. SHE IS STARTING TO LOOK LIKE MICHAEL JACKSON. ;(

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