CIN Rocks: Gary Barlow keeps it personal
17 November 2011 Last updated at 17:55 GMT
Gary Barlow has organised the live charity concert, Children in Need Rocks, which takes place on Thursday.
The Take That star said once Coldplay had agreed to play at charity concert, Children in Need Rocks, everybody's door was open.
He also said it was important to keep things personal and make phone calls and emails to the artists.