Sting, Elton, Bono And Paul Simon Perform At Robin Hood Gala

Sting, Bono, Paul Simon and Elton John were on hand to perform at the 25th anniversary Robin Hood Foundation gala. The event was held Monday night at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City to raise money to fight poverty and help those in need in the New York City area.

John sang "Tiny Dancer," while Simon, who made a special surprise appearance, came on stage to sing his song "The Boxer." He was then joined on stage by Sting to sing his hit, "Fields of Gold." Sting joked before the song, "We've started a new band. "It's called Simon and Stingfunkel."

The evening's entertainment also included stand-up comedy sets from Jerry Seinfeld and Louis C.K.

Mary J. Blige then closed out the festivities, with Elton, Sting and Bono all joining the her on stage during the finale.

According to Businessweek.com, the event raised more than $80 million for the Robin Hood Foundation.

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