Celebrities Create Music Video to Support Barack Obama; Hillary Clinton Cries Again on Campaign Trail

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A host of celebrities, such as Scarlett Johansson, Will.i.am, Common, Kate Walsh, Nicole Scherzinger and Nick Cannon, have lent their singing voices to "Yes, We Can," a cool YouTube video supporting Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.).

It was inspired by Barack Obama's "Yes We Can" speech. See below ...


Meanwhile, Barack's chief rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Hillary Clinton (N.Y.), teared up - AGAIN - at an event, this time at the Yale Child Study Center, where she worked while in law school...

What do you think: Is Hillary Clinton crying too much?

With tomorrow's Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses in 22 U.S. states, the race between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton is getting tighter by the day - and celebrities are flocking to both of the popular contenders.

Among the latest names to rally around Hillary Rodham Clinton is Jack Nicholson, who revealed his support of the former First Lady this morning on the Rick Dees in the Morning Show on Los Angeles' Movin' 93.9 FM.

Nicholson's move puts him in line with longtime Hillary Clinton boosters Barbra Streisand and Danny DeVito, and follows Sunday's well-publicized appearance by Oprah Winfrey at a Los Angeles rally for Obama.

Winfrey said the issue of not endorsing a member of her own sex is in no way a betrayal. "I am not a traitor," said Oprah. "I'm just following my own truth, and that truth has led me to Barack Obama."

Also participating in the Sunday rally were Alfre Woodard, Stevie Wonder, Tatiana Ali, and political celebrities Caroline Kennedy and Maria Shriver - whose support for Obama reveals a (powerful) house divided.

Shriver's husband, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, endorsed Republican candidate John McCain, as have actors Tom Selleck and Rip Torn.

In terms of putting their money where their mouths are, many stars have not only anted up for their favorites, but they have in some cases split their donations among the candidates, according to The Huffington Post.

Ben Affleck gave $4,600 to Obama; Ellen Barkin, $2,300; while Lily Tomlin contributed $500, with another $2,000 added to what she had already given to Clinton. Glenn Close gave Clinton $2,300.

Barack Obama, meanwhile, received $2,300 from Dave Matthews; $4,600 from Babyface, and from Eddie Murphy's ex, Tracey Edmonds.

Besides Tomlin, also splitting donations to both Clinton and Obama have been Tobey Maguire, Ben Stiller, Rita Wilson and Paul Newman.

In addition to Oprah Winfrey, however, strict Barack Obama backers include George Clooney, Matt Damon and Sharon Stone.

Jackson Browne, Kevin Bacon, Tim Robbins, Bonnie Raitt, John Mellencamp and Lance Armstrong had backed Democrat John Edwards, who withdrew from the race (and has yet to offer an endorsement of Clinton or Obama).

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