In what stands as a big worldwide music aid effort to help those affected in the tsunami and earthquake in Japan, more than Thirty of the major names in contemporary music have coupled together for the global release of “Songs for Japan,” an exceptional compilation of 38 chart- classic tracks and topping hits, available universally on the iTunes Store for $9.99 already started (www.itunes.com/songsforjapan). Earnings from the album sales will provide help to the disaster relief by the Japanese Red Cross Society.
Earnings from “Songs for Japan” will be given to the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) to help out the calamity relief efforts. The society will use the money for the constant provision of instant relief and for ultimate recovery support to the affected population. The artists joining on “Songs for Japan,” the song labels with publishers of music have waives their proceeds and royalties from the global sales of the album to make sure that the JRCS gets as much support as feasible from this worldwide initiative. iTunes will also contribute its income from the album’s global sales to the help of the JRCS, and has significantly featured the project all through its stores worldwide. Some of the stars whose tracks are listed include John Lennon (Imagine), Bob Dylan (Shelter From The Storm), Lady Gaga (Born This Way), Katy Perry (Firework), Beyonce (Irreplaceable), Justin Timberlake (Like I Love You), Keith Urban (Better Life), Lady Antebellum (I Run To You) and many more.