Sep 10 2007

Mariah and the Clintons to be honored at VH1Â’s Save The Music Foundation's 10th Anniversary Gala

< > Mariah Carey and Bill and Hillary Clinton will be honoured at the VH1 Save The Music Foundation's 10th Anniversary Gala on September 20th at Lincoln Center in New York City. A host of artists including Roger Waters, Jon Bon Jovi and John Mayer will perform at the ceremony that will honor Mariah for her unyielding support of the Foundation's mission.

"I am thrilled to have Jon Bon Jovi and Mariah Carey share in the celebration of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation's 10th anniversary," says Paul Cothran, Executive Director of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. "It would be hard to look back on the past ten years and recount each of our triumphs and successes without recalling individuals such as these two artists that have donated so much of their time and efforts to restoring music education programs across the country."

During the elaborate 10th anniversary celebration, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation will honor Mariah Carey for her outstanding dedication to the organization over the years. Since 1998, Mariah Carey has been instrumental in helping the VH1 Save The Music Foundation achieve their goals by volunteering her time and efforts in various ways. Mariah has performed at several benefit shows including the very first "VH1 Divas" in 1998 and has been active in raising public awareness about the benefits of music education during events such as NBC's "VH1 Save The Music Today!” week. In 2006, Mariah donated the Escada dress she wore in her Intel Centrino Duo commercial, which later sold at auction to benefit The Foundation.

To date, The Foundation has provided more than million in new musical instruments, affecting the lives of more than 800,000 children. For more information on the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, please visit here.
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