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Stars to lead quake relief event

George Clooney is to take part in an all-star charity event being run by several US television stations to raise cash for Haitian earthquake victims.

A statement released by MTV Networks said Hope for Haiti will be shown internationally on January 22.

Haitian-born entertainer Wyclef Jean will lead the show from New York, and actor George Clooney will host the Los Angeles part. CNN's Anderson Cooper will be in Haiti.

MTV said there will be musical performances and celebrity appearances. No other talent was announced.

The show will benefit Jean's Yele Haiti Foundation, as well as Unicef, Oxfam America, Partners in Health, and the Red Cross.