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American Idol Meets The Campaign: Obama, Clinton, McCain To Appear

"For the first time in any of their respective campaigns, presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain are all uniting for one cause: 'American Idol,'" the New York Post reports. "The three wanna-be Commander-in-Chiefs will each make an appearance on tomorrow night's 'Idol Gives Back' special that aims to raise funds to benefit various U.S. and international charities."

The three Senators will be joined by a cavalcade of celebrities who are all aiming to surpass the $76 million that was raised by the Emmy Award winning special last year. Miley Cyrus performs her hit song "Broken Chains" while "American Idol" winner Carrie Underwood covers George Michael's "Praying for Time." But arguably the biggest star lending his wattage to the event is Brad Pitt whose sheer presence caused such an uproar in the studio, filming had to be halted while the crowd calmed down.

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