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Watch Springsteen, Madonna, More Hope for Haiti Performances

January 22, 2010 12:00 AM ET

MTV has posted videos of all 19 performances from tonight's Hope for Haiti Now telethon on their Website. Read about the show's big team-ups and cover songs in our live blog, and watch a selection of the best songs here (check out the rest at MTV). As we reported earlier, all the performances will be available for sale on iTunes, and later the Amazon MP3 store and Rhapsody, with proceeds going to benefit Haiti relief. (Note: all the videos are set to auto-play, so hit pause or mute to end the cacophony!):

Hope for Haiti Now: check out photos from the all-star telethon.

Bruce Springsteen - "We Shall Overcome":

Madonna - "Like a Prayer":

Jay-Z, Rihanna, Bono and The Edge - "Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)":

Dave Matthews and Neil Young - "Alone and Forsaken":

Justin Timberlake - "Hallelujah":

For more of Rolling Stone's ongoing coverage of the music industry's response to the crisis in Haiti, check out the following stories:

Inside the Recording of Bono and Jay-Z's Haiti Single "Stranded"
Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga and More Stars Rock to Aid Haiti
Radiohead Announce Haiti Benefit Show in Los Angeles
Rihanna Covers Bob Marley's "Redemption Song" for Haiti Relief

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