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Grammy award victor Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance at the concert that also featured country music band Alabama, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer "Soul Man" Sam Moore, gospel legend Yolanda Adams and Texas musicians Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen. "I also want to thank every person, including everyone here tonight, who has contributed to this vital effort".

All five living ex-presidents gathered in College Station, Texas, Saturday evening to appear at a concert raising money for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

"As we begin to rebuild, some of America's finest public servants are spearheading the One America Appeal". "Through this effort, all five living former presidents are playing a tremendous role in helping our fellow citizens recover".

"People are hurtin' down here, but as one Texan put it, we've got more love in Texas than water", the younger Bush said.

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The concert starts at 7 p.m. CDT. Shortly thereafter, all five ex-presidents appeared in a commercial for a fundraising effort known as "One America Appeal".

The singer gave an impassioned speech to the audience and announced she would be donating $1 million (£759,000) to hurricane relief efforts. H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama - were on stage, and Carter spoke, then Clinton.

The concert was not the first time the former presidents teamed up via One America Appeal - though it is the first time they were all together since 2013 during a dedication of George W. Bush's library in Texas, according to the Associated Press.

In total, the former presidents have raised $31 million through their appeal from 80,000 donors, and according to ABC, the initiative has already distributed nearly $13 million to the Florida Disaster Fund, Rebuild Texas Fund, the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, Juntos y Unidos por Puerto Rico and the Fund for the Virgin Islands.

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