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The Campaign Calling For a Homeless Musician to Be Paid For His Contribution to Daft Punk’s “One More Time”

There’s an online campaign launched today calling for Eddie Johns, a 70-year-old homeless musician, to be paid for his contribution to Daft Punk’s iconic hit “One More Time.” Now it’s very easy to jump to conclusions here and think WHAT? Daft Punk hasn’t been paying him royalties? But …it’s not that simple. You see, according to an LA…

LeBron James and Savannah Brinson (Photo: Debby Wong/Shutterstock.com)

LeBron James is Housing Homeless Students at His “I Promise Village”

Remember when basketball legend LeBron James opened his “I Promise School” in 2018 to support vulnerable kids in Akron, Ohio and everyone wondered whether he could actually create change? Some of the kids were living in poverty. Some were from broken homes. Some were deemed to have behavioural problems by the traditional school system. Within…

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves lend a hand at Refettorio Paris (Photo: @iamcamilaalves/Instagram)

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves Serve Food to Refugees and Homeless

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves have been spending some time during their vacation in France, volunteering at a restaurant to feed refugees and the homeless. In between visits to the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the French countryside, the Hollywood couple stopped by the Madeleine Church where Refettorio Paris is located. The restaurant serves 5-star meals and…

Gabbi Bolt: Putting the Spotlight on Violence Against Women

She’s the 22-year-old muso from Bathurst whose voice has the honesty of Norah Jones, the soulfulness of Stevie Wonder and the power of Adele, and she’s using that incredible voice to get us talking about violence against women. Her name is Gabbi Bolt.  “I’ve been told how to smile and told I’m not worthwhile…”  Those are…

What Pharrell’s “Angelic Energy” Post is All About

Pharrell posted this beautiful pic on his Twitter today with the caption “angelic energy.”  So, what’s it all about? angelic energy pic.twitter.com/G6Bfr9jJIt — Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) October 22, 2018 It turns out the superstar was at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles charity event on the weekend. He’s pictured on stage, just moments after singing hit song “Happy” and dancing around with…

Ed Sheeran Grants ‘Perfect’ Wish For 10-year-old Fan

‘Perfect’ singer Ed Sheeran just gave one of his young fans the best surprise EVER. The superstar teamed up with Kids Wish Network, an American charity that grants wishes for kids with life-threatening illnesses, flying Carter Wagner and his family to Ed’s gig in Boston. 10-year-old Carter who lives with an autoimmune disease had never been to a…

One Reason Why Annie Lennox is a Global Feminist

Annie Lennox is one of my favourite celebrity philanthropists and activists. I’ve been following her work since 1999 when she donated all the profits from her Eurythmics Peace Tour to Amnesty International and Greenpeace. It was the first time it registered that celebrities were doing this sort of stuff and, it was largely going unnoticed. (Teenage…

Madonna Fans Raise Over $600k for Kids in Malawi

Madonna fans around the world have celebrated the Queen of Pop’s 60th birthday by raising more than US$600,000 for vulnerable children in Malawi. You see, last month Madonna posted a message for her gazillions of social media followers, explaining exactly what she wanted for her birthday – donations to her foundation, Raising Malawi.  Her post explains: “I have an…

Beyonce smiles at a red carpet event. Her brown hair is tied back in a long ponytail. She has red lips and wears a black sleeveless dress.

Beyoncé Gives 75 Thousand People in Burundi Clean Drinking Water

It’s been one year since music icon Beyoncé first introduced us to the #BEYGOOD4BURUNDI initiative – and the things her foundation has achieved in that time is pretty incredible. BeyGOOD has been working with UNICEF, GUCCI and CHIME FOR CHANGE (an organisation Bey co-founded with Salma Hayek) to tackle the water crisis in Burundi, East Africa. Yes,…

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