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A Toronto-based reggae record label is joining such musical activists as Emmylou Harris, Paul McCartney, and Bruce Cockburn in their attempts to transform Earth into a landmine–free planet....
As a musician, jazz-pop chanteuse Jill Barber always found ‘girls with guitars’ night or other female-only music events ghettoizing, but that is far different from mentoring other...
The Remix Project is a registered charity for the arts in Toronto that helps creatively gifted “at risk” teens and young adults, often from troubled or disadvantaged backgrounds, who...
British pop singer George Michael has recorded a version of Stevie Wonder’s 1972 ballad “You And I” as a wedding gift to Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton,...
Emmy-winning New York composer/producer Jonathan Elias has assembled a multitude of artists to partake in a charity album, Path To Zero: Prayer Cycle 2, including Sting and his wife Trudie...
“Nobody’s perfect” is a campaign or charity Philadelphia singer-songwriter Christina Perri is seriously thinking of starting since the success of “Jar of Hearts,” which...
In the video for her song “Sunflower,” from her 2009 debut album, Famous, country singer Stacey Zegers presents a poignant anti-bullying message. A victim herself of childhood...
For nearly half a century, Japanese-born avant-garde artist Yoko Ono has been a figurehead and ambassador for social change. She continues to be a vocal supporter of women’s and gay rights, as...
In the music industry, he is the rapper/producer formerly known as Solitair and now goes by Silver, but outside music he’s known by his birthname Sheldon Pitt, the executive director of ...
Many people get behind causes and charities and musicians are often asked to become spokespeople, "ambassadors" or simply perform at a fundraising event when they reach even a modicum of...

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