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Stars out for RockCorps reward gig
14 July 2009
Last updated at 09:28
A special concert with performances from Lady Gaga, The Enemy and VV Brown takes place for volunteers in Manchester.
Lady Gaga was amongst a host of stars to perform in front of 3,000 people at a special RockCorps gig in Manchester. The fans didn't pay for their tickets, they were a reward for four hours of voluntary work.
Lady Gaga told Newsbeat about her press image: "I don't really pay attention to what people think of me. Mostly in today's media culture there's not many women that say what's on their mind and I always say what I'm thinking."
VV Brown spoke about being a hotly tipped new British talent: "It's great. I try and hide away from many of the prophetic things that have been said about 09 and the sound of 09 and just get on with my music."
Fazer from N-Dubz spoke after their Manchester Apollo performance about a possible collaboration with Mr Hudson: "I heard he's a very talented guy, saw what he did with Kanye as well and [I'm] feeling that."
The Enemy said they were glad to get involved with the project: "It teaches a good lesson, actually working for something and putting stuff back." A follow up for 5,000 volunteers is planned at the Royal Albert Hall in September.
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