50 Cent to perform in “A Night for Vets: An MTV Concert for the BRAVE”
Artists and Celebrities from 50 Cent to Kid Rock to Will Ferrell Join Forces In “A Night for Vets: An MTV Concert for the BRAVE” to Support U.S. Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
New York, NY (October 13, 2008) – MTV’s Choose or Lose campaign and CNN today announced they’ve teamed up to host a cross-network television event that includes a concert to mobilize support for our country’s newest generation of young veterans and news programming on both MTV and CNN highlighting young veterans’ stories of triumph, as well as issues facing those veterans as they return from battle.
“A Night for Vets: An MTV Concert for the BRAVE” will air Friday, October 24, 2008, at 8pm EST on MTV, followed by airings on MTV2, mtvU and MTV Tr3s. The special, hosted by MTV News Correspondent Sway Calloway and taped before an audience of specially invited young veterans and their families, will feature live performances by artists including 50 Cent, Ludacris and Saving Abel and taped performances from Kanye West, Kid Rock, Angels and Airwaves, Fall Out Boy, Juanes, Nelly and Taylor Swift, performing songs dedicated to our nation’s veterans.
The concert will also be broadcast online on http://www.vMTV.com - make sure to tune in!