Pussy Riot, Madonna and more: Live photos from the Amnesty International concert

Pop icon Madonna introduced the recently freed Russian punk rockers, while the Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Imagine Dragons and more entertained at the Barclays Center benefit show

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    Madonna onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Madonna onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Madonna onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Pussy Riot onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Pussy Riot onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Pussy Riot onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Pussy Riot onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

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    Yoko Ono onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

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    Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    The Fray performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

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    Lauren Hill performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Lauren Hill performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Lauren Hill performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Tegan and Sara perform onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Tegan and Sara perform onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

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    Cake performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

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    Cold War Kids perform onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    The Fray performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

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    Colbie Caillat performs onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

  • Photograph: Grace Chu

    Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

Photograph: Grace Chu

Madonna onstage during the Amnesty International Concert at Barclays Center

A star-studded lineup was on hand to help raise awareness on human rights issues during last night’s Amnesty International concert at Barclays Center. The event’s can’t-miss moment was Madonna’s introduction of Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova—two members of Russian feminist punk rock collective Pussy Riot who were recently freed from prison after serving 21 months. The Flaming Lips, Yoko Ono, Tegan and Sara, Imagine Dragons, Lauryn Hill, the Fray, Cold War Kids, Colbie Caillat, Cake, Blondie and other artists delivered short but sweet performances to round out the evening's proceedings.

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