Singer Carrie Underwood performs onstage during the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 7, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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NORMAN, Okla. - NORMAN, Okla. -- Checotah-born country superstar Carrie Underwood has joined the lineup for Toby Keith's Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert in Norman next month.
The American Idol winner's performance will be aired via satellite from the Grand Ole Opry due to a previously scheduled engagement.
Sponsored by Walmart, Ford and Verizon, the July 6 show at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium sold out in just a few hours when tickets went on sale last Friday. Concert organizers said after the show's production is solidified more tickets may become available.
In addition to Underwood, performers include Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Sammy Hagar, Toby Keith and other big stars.
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Keith is a native of Moore, which was hit May 20 by an EF-5 tornado. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the concert will go to the United Way of Central Oklahoma Relief Fund.
Verizon Wireless has set up a text-to-donate number before, during and after the show. Text REBUILD to 52000 to give a $10 donation to United Way of Central Oklahoma May Tornadoes Relief Fund.
Doors open at 1:30 p.m. the day of the show. The concert begins at 3.
For more on the Oklahoma tornadoes visit www.kjrh.com/tornado.
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