Elton John raised more than $2 million for his AIDS charity by throwing a star-studded gala in New York on Wednesday night. Press Association
The singer hosted his 10th annual Enduring Vision event at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan to raise money for the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and stars including Alec Baldwin, Jon Bon Jovi, Kelly Rutherford and Sarah Ferguson turned out in support.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo was also in attendance and Elton took the opportunity to thank him for the state's recent recognition of gay marriage, praising the politician for "taking a stand in New York and making the dream of marriage equality a reality in the state," according to the
The evening included a performance by Smokey Robinson
and raised more than $2 million for Elton's charity.