VH1 Divas Raises $300K-Plus

VH1 said Monday that Sunday night’s VH1 Divas special raised more than $300,000 for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation.

The concert -- which aired live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas -- featured Patti LaBelle, Jessica Simpson, Joss Stone, Eve, Debbie Harry, Cyndi Lauper, Gladys Knight and Ashanti.

VH1 Save the Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental-music programs in America's public schools and raising awareness of the positive impact music participation has on students.