‘Hope for Haiti Now’ Benefit Album Now on iTunes
The whole world was heartbroken, shaken upon learning of the tremendous earthquake that hit Haiti near the capital of Port-au-Prince last January 12th. Citizens all across the globe expressed their sadness and did their part in helping the poor victims of one of the most massive natural calamities to hit the country in recent history. Among those that showed their unconditional support were a number of famous artists and celebrities who converged on January 22nd for Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief.
With performances in New York, Los Angeles, and London, the likes of Wyclef Jean, Bruce Springsteen, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, Sting, Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Bono were in attendance for the event. And now, Apple has made the benefit album available on iTunes. According to the fine (yet very encouraging) print provided by iTunes,
100% of proceeds from the sale of the album Hope for Haiti Now, any of its individual live performance tracks, and the TV special will go to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, Oxfam America, Partners In Health, Red Cross, UNICEF, United Nations World Food Programme, and Yéle Haiti Foundation. 100% of proceeds from the sale of the individual studio track, “Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour) – Version 1.0,” featuring Jay-Z, Bono, The Edge, and Rihanna, will benefit Partners In Health.
You can download the benefit album, as well as the TV special, here [iTunes link].