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Young Artists for Haiti

In January 2010, an enormous earthquake hit the country of Haiti; it stated the lives of 230,000 people and still left almost a million without homes. Wanting to increase cash for Haitian comfort, veteran manufacturer Bob Ezrin set up a stellar lineup of Canadian pop and rock and roll performers to record an advantage one. On Feb 18, 2010, the random group Young Performers for Haiti documented a rewritten edition of K’naan’s worldwide strike “Wavin’ Flag” with performances by Justin Bieber, Pierre Bouvier of Basic Program, Drake, Nelly Furtado, Emily Haines of Broken Public Picture, Avril Lavigne, Corb Lund, Matt Mays, Kardinal Offishall, Sam Roberts, Deryck Whibley of Amount 41, and many more, including K’naan himself. The one premiered on March 12, 2010 and was an instantaneous hit, increasing to number 1 over the Canadian pop graphs and offering three million copies in physical and digital form. The arises from the solitary had been distributed to Free of charge the Children, Battle Kid Canada, and Globe Vision Canada.

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