On Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief, Blake Shelton and Usher offered Hurricane Harvey and Irma victims a shoulder to lean on September 12, 2017. They teamed up during the nationwide telethon fundraiser to perform Ben E. King's classic "Stand by Me."
Usher started the song off, receiving cheers as he revealed the iconic track. With Shelton on acoustic guitar, the two then traded verses and shared the choruses, leading the Grand Ole Opry Nashville audience in singing the refrain together.
Usher and Shelton formerly competed against each other as opposing team advisors on season 6 of The Voice. Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief aids Harvey and Irma victims in Texas and Florida. Donate Now Text Give to 80077 to give $25.
THE BROADCAST FEATURED APPEARANCES, PERFORMANCES AND SPECIAL MESSAGES OF SUPPORT BY SOME OF AMERICA'S BIGGEST STARS. PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE (in alphabetical order): Trace Adkins, Malin Akerman, Jason Alexander, Lily Aldridge, Anthony Anderson, Beyoncé, The Black Eyed Peas, Bun B, J Balvin, Elizabeth Banks, Justin Bieber, Dierks Bentley, Bobby Bones, Julie Bowen, Wayne Brady, Connie Britton, Sterling K. Brown, Luke Bryan, Steve Buscemi, CASSIE, George Clooney, Andy Cohen, Stephen Colbert, Sean “Diddy” Combs, David Copperfield, Chace Crawford, Terry Crews, Billy Crystal, Lee Daniels, Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Old Dominion, Drake, Hilary Duff, Jeff Dunham, Jourdan Dunn, Brett Eldridge, Charles Esten, Sara Evans, Jimmy Fallon, Rascal Flatts, Luis Fonsi, Jamie Foxx, Josh Gad, Jennifer Garner, Richard Gere, Eddie George, Selena Gomez, Amy Grant, Pastor John Gray, Josh Groban, Savannah Guthrie, Tom Hanks, Marcia Gay Harden, Angie Harmon, Taraji P. Henson, Faith Hill, Julianne Hough, Kate Hudson, Dwayne Johnson, Joe Jonas, Catherine Zeta -Jones, Tori Kelly, DJ Khaled, Nicole Kidman, Gayle King, Karlie Kloss, Karolina Kurkova, Matt Lauer, Jay Leno, Kings of Leon, Jared Leto, Eva Longoria, Matthew McConaughey, Eric McCormack, Tim McGraw, Nicki Minaj, Kip Moore, Tracy Morgan, Lupita Nyong’o, Norah O’Donnell, Gerardo Ortiz, Brothers Osborne, Brad Paisley, Chris Paul, Jon Pardi, Tyler Perry, Dennis Quaid, Questlove, Jeremy Renner, Julia Roberts, Robin Roberts, Craig Robinson, Ray Romano, Kelly Rowland, Darius Rucker, Adam Sandler, Travis Scott, Ryan Seacrest, Dan + Shay, Blake Shelton, Maria Shriver, Michael W. Smith, Will Smith, David Spade, Gwen Stefani, Michael Strahan, George Strait, Barbra Streisand, PK Subban, Cole Swindell, Wanda Sykes, Miles Teller, T.I. Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, Chris Tomlin, Meghan Trainor, Wilmer Valderrama, Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, Marlon Wayans, Bruce Willis, Chandra Wilson, Charlie Wilson, Oprah Winfrey, Cece Winans, Rita Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Young, Zion.