WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Raises $1.1 Million To Fight Hunger In The U.S.

WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Raises $1.1 Million To Fight Hunger In The U.S. Jan 9, 2018

WhyHunger has announced that for the second year in a row, their annual Hungerthon campaign raised $1.1 million for the fight against hunger and poverty in the U.S. More
Stars Support Lorde's Decision To Boycott Israel

Stars Support Lorde's Decision To Boycott Israel Jan 8, 2018

Over 100 well-known names – including writers, actors, directors and musicians – have signed a pledge supporting Lorde's decision not to perform in Israel. More
Global Citizen Announces Star-Studded Global Citizen Week 2017

Global Citizen Announces Star-Studded Global Citizen Week 2017 Aug 23, 2017

Global Citizen today announced Global Citizen Week, a series of events that will culminate with the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in New York City’s Central Park. More
Tom Morello And Kenny Loggins Honored At WhyHunger Chapin Awards

Tom Morello And Kenny Loggins Honored At WhyHunger Chapin Awards May 19, 2016

This week, the global nonprofit WhyHunger held its annual WhyHunger Chapin Awards at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, and honored rock guitarist and Grammy Award-winner Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine and Audioslave with the Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award; singer-songwriter and Grammy Award-winning artist Kenny Loggins with the ASCAP Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award; and social movement partner Landless Workers Movement (MST), received the WhyHunger Chapin Award. More
Kenny Loggins Launches Children's Ventures

Kenny Loggins Launches Children's Ventures May 13, 2016

Legendary singer-songwriter and two-time Grammy Award-winner Kenny Loggins debuted his all new original children’s book Footloose at the BookExpo in Chicago on May 12, 2016. More
Tom Morello And Kenny Loggins To Be Honored At WhyHunger Chapin Awards

Tom Morello And Kenny Loggins To Be Honored At WhyHunger Chapin Awards May 3, 2016

On Monday, May 16th, WhyHunger will host its annual Chapin Awards event to honor social movements changing the world and recognize artist activists making a difference in the fight against hunger and poverty. More
Rise Against's Tim McIlrath: Animals Don't Choose To Perform

Rise Against's Tim McIlrath: Animals Don't Choose To Perform Nov 20, 2014

As lead vocalist of punk-rock band Rise Against, Tim McIlrath is no stranger to stepping up to perform under bright lights, surrounded by the roar of a crowd — but as he’s quick to point out in his new video for peta2, PETA's youth division, “I make a choice every time I take the stage. I choose to perform. Animals in captivity don’t get to make that choice.” More
Best Friends Animal Society Hosts NKLA Adoption Weekend

Best Friends Animal Society Hosts NKLA Adoption Weekend Nov 11, 2014

More than 400 shelter pets found themselves in new homes on Saturday and Sunday, thanks to the NKLA Adoption Weekend held at La Brea Tar Pits. More
Stars Call For Russian Authorities To Release Pussy Riot

Stars Call For Russian Authorities To Release Pussy Riot Jul 23, 2013

More than 100 internationally renowned musicians have joined a worldwide call for the release of the two jailed members of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot ahead of their parole appeal hearings this week. More
Stars Make A Stand Against Nuclear Weapons

Stars Make A Stand Against Nuclear Weapons Jun 13, 2013

A group of celebrities is making a stand against nuclear weapons – and they need your support. More
Nominations Open For Big Man Of The Year Award

Nominations Open For Big Man Of The Year Award Apr 19, 2013

Before his untimely passing in 2011, legendary E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Little Kids Rock, a leading nonprofit provider of free musical instruments and lessons to more than 100,000 underprivileged public school students across the United States. More
Springsteen To Be Honored As MusiCares Person Of The Year Tonight

Springsteen To Be Honored As MusiCares Person Of The Year Tonight Feb 8, 2013

The sold-out MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring Bruce Springsteen will take place Feb. 8, two days prior to the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. More
Stars Line Up To Honor Bruce Springsteen As MusiCares' Person Of The Year

Stars Line Up To Honor Bruce Springsteen As MusiCares' Person Of The Year Jan 3, 2013

Alabama Shakes, Jackson Browne, Kenny Chesney, Ben Harper, Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill, Jim James, Elton John, Juanes, John Legend, Natalie Maines, Tim McGraw, Tom Morello, Mumford & Sons, Patti Smith, Mavis Staples, Sting, Eddie Vedder, and Neil Young will perform at the tribute concert in honor of 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year Bruce Springsteen. More
A Night Of Too Many Stars For Autism This Weekend

A Night Of Too Many Stars For Autism This Weekend Oct 19, 2012

A star-studded line-up of performers will join host Jon Stewart during COMEDY CENTRAL’s biennial autism benefit, Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs. More
Tom Morello Joins Crosby, Stills And Nash To Defeat Proposition 32

Tom Morello Joins Crosby, Stills And Nash To Defeat Proposition 32 Oct 8, 2012

On Wednesday, October 3, legendary supergroup Crosby, Stills and Nash (CSN) and activist/musician Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, The Nightwatchman) performed a special concert at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles for thousands of members of organized labor. More
Tom Morello To Perform At Food Sovereignty Prize Event

Tom Morello To Perform At Food Sovereignty Prize Event Oct 4, 2012

Hunger is not a matter of production, but a matter of justice and democracy. In celebration of those grassroots activists working for a more democratic food system, WhyHunger's fourth annual Food Sovereignty Prize champions the right of people to determine their own food and agriculture policies and the grassroots groups that defend it! More
Steve Van Zandt To Be Honored By Little Kids Rock

Steve Van Zandt To Be Honored By Little Kids Rock Sep 28, 2012

Before Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band finish the second U.S. leg of its world tour, many of its members will attend Little Kids Rock's 10th anniversary Right to Rock Celebration, sponsored by the House of Marley and 1Love.org. More
Famous Faces Join Night Of Too Many Stars For Autism

Famous Faces Join Night Of Too Many Stars For Autism Sep 5, 2012

COMEDY CENTRAL and Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions have announced the first group of comic all-stars booked for its biennial autism benefit, Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs. More
Celebrities Speak Out: Walmart Pork Is Cruelty On A Fork

Celebrities Speak Out: Walmart Pork Is Cruelty On A Fork Aug 23, 2012

Hollywood stars are squealing mad over Walmart’s treatment of pigs after an undercover investigation exposed rampant cruelty to animals at a factory farm supplying pork to the retail giant. More
Steve Earle Gives Support To Walmart Protest

Steve Earle Gives Support To Walmart Protest Jul 6, 2012

Steve Earle has slammed the plans for a new Walmart store that will be opening in LA’s Chinatown, saying “I’ve never known Walmart to be a good neighbor in any town it has ever moved in to.” More
Tom Morello And Friends To Headline Voting Rally in Madison

Tom Morello And Friends To Headline Voting Rally in Madison May 30, 2012

Grammy Award-winning guitarist Tom Morello of "Rage Against The Machine," singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, Tim McIlrath of punk rockers "Rise Against," hip-hop artist Brother Ali and Mike McColgan, the original lead singer of “Dropkick Murphys” and the lead singer of the “Street Dogs,” are all hitting the stage in Madison to drum up the vote in a Wisconsin recall election that’s too close to call. More
Michael Moore Sings For Occupy Album

Michael Moore Sings For Occupy Album May 9, 2012

When producers of the Occupy This Album CD asked activist Michael Moore if he would be willing to contribute to it, they had his mighty pen or his film making talents in mind. A poem, perhaps, or a music video. More
Steve Earle, Joan Baez, Yoko Ono And Many More Occupy This Album

Steve Earle, Joan Baez, Yoko Ono And Many More Occupy This Album Apr 18, 2012

Legendary and emerging artists inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement have come together to lend their voices on Occupy This Album: a compilation of music by, for and inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement. More
Chimes Of Freedom: Stars Cover Bob Dylan For Charity

Chimes Of Freedom: Stars Cover Bob Dylan For Charity Nov 24, 2011

Two iconic forces that have impacted the past 50 years – the life-saving human rights activism of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Amnesty International and the incomparable artistry of Bob Dylan – are being saluted by 80 musicians who contributed new or previously unreleased recordings to Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International. More
Star Power Backs Occupy Wall Street Movement

Star Power Backs Occupy Wall Street Movement Oct 18, 2011

The tenacious Occupy Wall Street movement that began on September 17 may have been ignored by mainstream media, but it caught the attention of many celebrities who have visited the New York city protest camp. Film maker Michael Moore and actor Susan Sarandon were in there early and, more recently, actor John Cusack and musicians Kanye West and Russell Simmons have lent their support. More
No Nukes Celebrity Charity Concert Returns After 32 Years

No Nukes Celebrity Charity Concert Returns After 32 Years Aug 9, 2011

On Sunday August 7, an all-star line-up performed a benefit concert for Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA. Among the artists to take part were Crosby, Stills and Nash, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, The Doobie Brothers, Tom Morello, John Hall, Kitaro, Jonathan Wilson, Sweet Honey in the Rock and many more. More
Tom Morello Joins Protests In Wisconsin

Tom Morello Joins Protests In Wisconsin Feb 21, 2011

The newly elected Republican governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, has set his sights on forcing public workers to pay more for benefits, but the people of Wisconsin have gathered in throngs to protest what amounts to the elimination of most collective bargaining rights for public employees. More
Celebrity Charity Initiative: Aid Still Required In Haiti

Celebrity Charity Initiative: Aid Still Required In Haiti Feb 3, 2011

What do Maroon 5, Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and Spike Lee have in common? They’re three of dozens of celebrities who are concerned about the situation in Haiti and are doing something about it. More
Slash To Shred Cancer At Charity Gig

Slash To Shred Cancer At Charity Gig Nov 24, 2010

Slash will perform at a special charity gig in Hollywood on December 11. More
Stars Join Forces For At-Risk Youth Through Hollywood Arts

Stars Join Forces For At-Risk Youth Through Hollywood Arts Oct 19, 2010

Oscar-winner Adrien Brody, The Good Wife star Alan Cumming, Greg Finley (Secret Life of the American Teenager), Monica Raymund (Lie to Me) and other celebrities are teaming up to support Hollywood Arts, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that empowers homeless and at-risk youth through art and music-based programs. More