Welcome to our Positivity Place, our special Music For A Cause Edition. In our regular Positivity Place, we keep you updated on all things that could make your day a little brighter. This might become your new favorite place, as it has become ours! We created this to put a smile on your face and a warm feeling in your heart, so here’s some news to make your day better!
Music For A Cause
We’re dedicating this article to artists who have used their platform and released songs to donate the proceeds to charities. Aka, music for a cause. We’ve noticed that so many artists have come together to help out the world at this time, so we decided to give them all recognition for their hard work. Plus, you can check them all out and stream the songs/watch the videos below and help out, too, by simply streaming!
So, check out the songs below, all of them are doing a bit of good in the world. If you stream the songs/watch the videos, you can do some good, too!
Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber ‘Stuck With U’ – First Responders Children’s Foundation
People have long waited for Ari and Justin to collab, and now that they’ve done it, they’re doing some good with it as well! They’re using the song as a fundraiser for First Responders Children’s Foundation to “fund grants and scholarships for children of healthcare workers, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics, police officers and firefighters serving at the front lines during the global pandemic.”
Nick Jonas ‘Until We Meet Again’ – Feeding America
Nick Jonas released his song from The Voice Finale, called ‘Until We Meet Again.’ And as you can guess, portions of the proceeds will be donated to Feeding America! You can get it here and help out, and watch the video for the song below!
Kings Daughters feat. Brian May ‘Get Up’ – Mind UK
Resources that help provide you with some relief to that are so important right now, and Kings Daughters song feat. Brian May called ‘Get Up’ is helping! They’re giving 10% of the profits of each purchase of the song to Mind, helping people have better mental health. Watch the video below and get the song here!
Matt Goss ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ – To Help Serve Up Meals To The Hard Workers Of The NHS
Matt Goss recognizes the hard work of the NHS during this time. And while this isn’t our normal way of living, the NHS has been doing almost the same things they’d be doing even if we weren’t in the middle of a pandemic. This isn’t our normal, but this is their normal. So Matt decided he wanted to help them, he’s released a cover of Alicia Key’s ‘If I Ain’t Got You,’ with a fundraising goal of £50,000. All of the proceeds made will go to charity, and he’s already been able to fund over 13,000 meals to NHS key workers! You can donate directly to the cause here, and watch the video for the song below!
Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé ‘Savage (Remix)’ – Bread Of Life
Megan Thee Stallion and our Queen Bey coming together to make the ‘Savage (Remix)’ could only do some good in the world. But what’s better is that it’s actually doing good in the world! They’re donating proceeds of the song to Bread Of Life in Houston, a nonprofit that helps families by supplying food for those affected by the pandemic. The charity has even gotten tons of donations since the release of the remix! You can find the song here, and check out the YouTube audio for the song below!
Fleur East ‘Not Alone’ – NHS COVID-19 Appeal
Fleur East wrote and recorded ‘Not Alone’ during the lockdown, and it’s doing a lot of good. While we can find comfort in the lyrics letting us know we’re not alone, she’s also donating all the proceeds to the COVID-19 Appeal, to support the NHS staff as they take care of all of us. You can check out the website here to learn more about the NHS COVID-19 Appeal. And, you can check out the song here and watch the video below! Remember that all the proceeds to go to charity!
Live Lounge All-Stars ‘Times Like These’ – BBC Children In Need & Comic Relief
The BBC joined up with lots of stars for this one. They released a single called ‘Times Like These,’ and the funds will be equally split between BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief! It’ll provide “support to vulnerable people of all ages and backgrounds across the UK who will be significantly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.” Featuring some huge stars like Luke Hemmings from 5 Seconds of Summer, Celeste, Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie, YUNGBLUD, Hailee Steinfeld, and so many more incredible artists. You can get the song here, and check out the video below!
Michael Ball & Captain Tom Moore ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ – NHS Charities Together
Captain Tom Moore has been so inspirational during this pandemic. He’s 100 years old and has had a song go No. 1 with Michael Ball, ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone.’ What’s more inspiring, is that 100% of the proceeds have gone to his 100th Birthday Walk in aid of NHS Charities Together. Now his birthday has passed but you can still buy the song and watch the YouTube video to help out NHS Charities Together! Do it for Captain Tom Moore, and do it for the NHS. You can find the song here on Spotify, and watch the YouTube video below!
JP Saxe, Julia Michaels, & Friends ‘If The World Was Ending’ – Doctors Without Borders
It’s already a hit song on its own, but JP Saxe and Julia Michaels made ‘If The World Was Ending’ even better. They’ve got a video up that includes them along with some celeb friends, all in support of Doctors Without Borders. Some of the celebs include Niall Horan, Fletcher, Sabrina Carpenter, Alessia Cara, H.E.R., and so many more. You can check out the video below, and listen to the original song by JP and Julia here!
Rita Wilson & Naughty By Nature ‘Hip-Hop Hooray (Remix)’ – MusiCares
Rita Wilson has felt the effect that COVID-19 has, so naturally she’s helping out the way she can! With her voice. Along with Naughty By Nature, they’ve released the remix to ‘Hip-Hop Hooray!’ All the proceeds from streaming will be donated to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, so make sure you stream here and check out the video below!
McFly ‘All About You’ – NHS
McFly recorded a video at home for ‘All About You,’ to benefit NHS Charities! 100% of the proceeds of the video go to the charity, so check it out and help out! NHS Charities Together can use all the donations they can get, and watching the video below could help them out a little bit!
Cautious Clay, Claud, Remi Wolf, Still Woozy, Sophie Meiers, Melanie Faye, & HXNS ‘Cheesin’ – MusiCares
All of those incredible artists have come together to create ‘Cheesin!’ All the proceeds of the song will be given to MusiCares, helping out creatives in need during this time when all their gigs and concerts can’t support them. Check out the song here, and watch the video below!
Anddddddd, that’s all folks. We know, it’s a lot. But, that’s a lot more donations to go to so many worthy charities! And all it takes is to stream a song and watch a video, and boom, you helped a little bit.
Let us know how much you’ll be streaming and watching the videos by commenting below or by tweeting us @TheHoneyPOP!
Featured image source: Bilge Zeynep