Blake Shelton's 'Healing in the Heartland' tornado benefit concert raises more than $6 million

OKLAHOMA CITY - The numbers are in.  The "Healing in the Heartland" benefit concert raised big money for Oklahoma tornado relief.

The concert, organized by country star and Oklahoma native Blake Shelton, brought in more than $6 million in pledges and ticket sales.

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Shelton and fellow Okies Reba McIntire, Vince Gill, Ryan Tedder of OneDirection and Shelton's wife, Miranda Lambert, took the stage with other artists to sing for hope and healing after last week's deadly storms.

NBC televised the concert at Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Energy Arena from coast to coast.

The money will benefit the United Way of Central Oklahoma as they help tornado victims in Carney, Bethel Acres and Moore.

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