Stevie Wonder Showed Up To Give Jimmy Kimmel's Audience A Generous Surprise

What a lucky crowd.

Jimmy Kimmel is hosting his show from Brooklyn, N.Y., this week. That just so happens to be where Jay-Z's streaming service TIDAL held its third annual benefit concert, TIDAL X Brooklyn, at the Barclays Center Tuesday night. Kimmel's audience luckily didn't get to miss out on it, thanks to a surprise from Stevie Wonder.

Wonder joined Kimmel on stage during last night's show, sitting at a fake bus stop jokingly holding a copy of the National Enquirer whose cover declared he could "see again." He told Kimmel he would be performing at the TIDAL X concert, which raised money for natural disaster relief.


"If they would spend as much time talking about what I can do that I can't," Wonder said, referring to the tabloid cover he held, "raise money for this benefit."

When Kimmel said he wished the whole audience could attend the show, Wonder had quite the surprise up his sleeve. "I brought enough tickets for the entire audience," he said, and the crowd erupted in cheers over the generous gesture.

Fellow performers at Tuesday night's concert included Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled, Cardi B, and more — including Fifth Harmony, whose performance of "He Like That" was broadcast on Kimmel's show.

According to the event page, TIDAL X concerts have raised $3 million since the first show in 2015. This year, all ticket proceeds will be donated to such organizations as Global Giving, One America Appeal, Greater Houston Community Foundation, Miami Community Foundation, and more. Tidal also recently sent a cargo plane full of supplies to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

See the exciting surprise for yourself in the video below:


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