Ke$ha receives Humane Society’s highest honor for her animal advocacy work

By Sarah Weiss If you’ve ever spent more than 10 minutes listening to the radio, chances are you’ve bounced in your car to one of Ke$ha’s infectious pop tunes. Her 2010 debut album, “Animal,” sold 2.5 million copies, and Ke$ha … Continue reading

Anti-Flag team up with Amnesty International to release “Toast of Freedom,” inspired by Pussy Riot

By Allison Rivers Yesterday (February 21) marked the one-year anniversary of Pussy Riot’s controversial non-violent protest in Moscow. A few days later, three members of the Russian feminist punk band were arrested and charged with “hooliganism.” Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova, 23, … Continue reading

University students throw non-stop dance party marathon to fight pediatric cancer

By Sarah Weiss What happens when you combine the resources of 15,000 volunteers and 14 committees with 46 hours of non-stop dancing? You can raise more than $10.5 million for the fight against pediatric cancer. THON, one of Penn State’s … Continue reading

Skrillex, deadmau5 & Timbaland headline Grammy parties that benefit RED & Children’s Hospital LA

Tonight, Skrillex and Diplo will headline a dance party to save lives, and you can attend. The renowned DJs will be joined by Kaskade, Nero, Tommy Trash and more to raise money and awareness for RED’s fight against AIDS. Twenty … Continue reading

Music charities join forces with renowned musicians at NAMM

By Laura Ferreiro Members of No Doubt, Black Sabbath and The Eagles as well as Stevie Wonder and Brian Wilson recently descended on Anaheim, California for the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). This massive trade show features product debuts … Continue reading

My Morning Jacket, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Brandi Carlile & more on John Denver charity album

By Allison Rivers It’s been 40 years since “Rocky Mountain High” was released, but John Denver’s music still holds a special place in music history. Now a whole new music generation has teamed up with ATO Records to remember his … Continue reading