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Saturday, 22 September, 2001, 08:25 GMT 09:25 UK
In pictures: United in song and grief
Some of the biggest names in American entertainment have taken part in a two-hour televised concert to raise money for victims of the US terror attacks.

Thousands of TV and radio stations around the world broadcast the star-studded telethon, America: A Tribute to Heroes, which took place simultaneously in New York and Los Angeles.

Billy Joel's was a finely balanced performance
Billy Joel performs New York State of Mind with a fallen firefighter's helmet on his piano

Muhammad Ali with Will Smith, who portrays the former boxing champion in a forthcoming film
Will Smith with Muhammad Ali, who told viewers that 'Islam is peace'

Opening performer Bruce Springsteen
Singer Bruce Springsteen opened the event with a new song, My City in Ruins

Phone bank during America: A Tribute to Heroes
Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz as well as, back row, Sylvester Stallone took phone donations

Alicia Keys, during a poignant moment at the telethon
Alicia Keys performs Someday We'll All Be Free

Music and film stars joined forces
Tom Hanks, Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt on the set



See also:

22 Sep 01 | Americas
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22 Sep 01 | Europe
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22 Sep 01 | Showbiz
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