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Last Updated: Friday November 13 2009 08:37 GMT

In pictures: Children in Need concert 2009

Take That

Some of the UK's biggest music stars joined up on Thursday for a big concert to raise money for Children in Need at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Gary Barlow

The concert was organised by Gary Barlow from Take That. He performed with the band and later they sang with a special guest, but who would it be?...

Lily Allen and Mark Owen

It WASN'T Robbie Williams. Instead the boys returned to the stage to sing their tune Smile with Lily Allen. So did Robbie appear at all?

Robbie Williams and Mark Owen

Of course he did! (Although it was known he'd be performing). He shared the stage with Take That for a while, but they didn't sing together.

Robbie Williams

Robbie did perform on his own though. He later said there were plans to sing with Take That in future, but didn't say where or when.

Gary Lightbody and Cheryl Cole

Lily and Take That weren't the only acts to team up. Snow Patrol performed with X Factor judge and solo star Cheryl Cole.

Dizzee Rascal and James Corden

As did Dizzee Rascal and comedian James Corden. James didn't sing, but he did throw some pretty cool shapes while dancing along with Dizzee.

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl also put on a solo show. Most singers showed off a couple of their own songs, as well as singing with another act too. The show raised 500,000 for the charity.

Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis performed her cover version of Snow Patrol tune Run and her latest single Happy.

Sir Paul McCartney

Towards the end of the concert legend Sir Paul McCartney joined lots of other stars on stage to perform some Beatles tunes.

Lily Allen, Robbie Williams, Gary Barlow and Sir Paul McCartney

And finally fans did get to see Robbie sing alongside his old pals, hugging Gary Barlow while belting out Hey Jude.