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Artists for Haiti

In January 2010, an enormous earthquake hit the country of Haiti, which claimed the lives of 230,000 people and still left nearly a million without homes. As people all over the world emerged forward to greatly help the beleaguered country, several superstars lent their support to fund-raising initiatives for Haitian comfort. Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie acquired made an iconic advantage record in 1985 with “We Will be the Globe,” an individual that brought jointly lots of the biggest music superstars of your day to help combat famine in Africa, and following the earthquake Jones and Richie helped create a fresh recording from the music to raise consciousness and needed money for Haiti. Classes occurred at Henson Documenting Studios (where in fact the 1985 “We Will be the Globe” was documented) on Feb 1, 2010; vocal soloists included Tony Bennett, Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige, Miley Cyrus, Celine Dion, Fergie, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Janet Jackson, Wyclef Jean (who also offered as a maker), Nick Jonas, Lil Wayne, Red, Usher, Barbra Streisand and Kanye Western. The 2010 update from the music also presented a rap section, including hip-hop celebrities Busta Rhymes, LL Awesome J, Snoop Dogg, Swizz Beatz and can.i.am. Almost 100 musical celebrities made an appearance on the documenting, that was released on Feb 12, 2010 like a Compact disc solitary and digital download. The solitary reached the very best Ten in ten different countries and spawned a cover edition, in which vocalist/songwriter Lisa Lavie and over 50 unsigned and self-employed artists with materials on YouTube produced an on-line video overall performance to boost knowing of the Haitian problems.

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