Brad Paisley kicked off a charity telethon for flood-ravaged Nashville, Tennessee by making a massive $100,000 donation to fund relief efforts. Sheryl Crow
The country star was one of several celebrities who volunteered to take part in the Great American Country network's Music City Keep on Playin' - A Benefit for Flood Relief TV fundraiser on Sunday. He sang his track Welcome To The Future, before announcing, "I think it's time to start things off with a donation. We're going to donate $100,000."
He then turned to his wife Kimberly Williams Paisley, the event's co-host, and asked, "Is that OK?" - and she agreed.
, Kellie Pickler
, Lady Antebellum
and Keith Urban
also performed, and were seen manning the telephone boards to accept donations from callers.
The stars raised approximately $1.5 million for Nashville, which was hit by severe storms earlier this month. The Associated Press
reports 2,000 homes were destroyed or damaged.
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