Musicians

Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier now 31, is making a name for himself as a conscious rapper on a global scale. The new album, See Me Mama, will be released in Canada in September via his own...
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...
Neil and Pegi Young’s Bridge School in Hillsborough, California, was a much-needed, one-of-a-kind school for children with severe speech and physical impairments when it opened in...
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,...
EMI Group has rallied its artists and songwriters to donate items for a massive eBay auction to raise funds for the Japanese Red Cross disaster relief efforts to help those affected by last month...
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...

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