haiti

From November 24, 2009 until December 31, 2009 (549) people entered Black Planet’s One Minute To Shine contest. 1,688 votes later the contest came to an end. With 1,296 of those votes going to winner Saskya Sky.

The full artist roster for the “We Are The World 25 For Haiti) was unveiled yesterday (February 10) and a number of top rappers will be featured on the remake of the 1985 hit single.

Celebs came out for the Hope Help & Relief Haiti “A Night Of Humanity” event at Urban Zen in New York City.

Approximately 100 celebrity singers descended upon Henson Recording Studios on February 1st in Los Angeles, to record an updated version of the historic single, “We Are The World.”

Several weeks after the earthquakes in Haiti devastated the country, functionally illiterate R&B singer R. Kelly finally took some time out of his busy Pied Pipering schedule to post a video on YouTube soliciting donations for Yele Haiti.

After the recent tragedy in Haiti, a lot of celebrities are donating thousands of dollars, but Trina apparently wants to do more than donate money.  She wants to adopt an orphaned child from Haiti.

Jay-Z, Rihanna, Bono and the Edge of U2 debuted their highly anticipated collaboration, “Stranded,” at last night’s Hope For Haiti telethon.

If you missed last night’s “Hope For Haiti” telethon, your television must have been turned off as it was on every channel.  Check out some of the performance highlights from the telethon below!

After word spread yesterday that Kanye had been banned from tonight’s telethon benefiting Haiti on MTV, reps from the network are denying it.

Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie are putting together a re-recording of the 1985 charity single, “We Are The World.”