Friday, March 25, 2011

The four major labels come together to help Japan

- The four major record labels announced Friday the launch of an all-star CD to help raise funds for disaster victims in Japan. "Songs for Japan" (Songs for Japan) include Lady Gaga's hit "Born This Way," the John Lennon classic "Imagine" as well as issues of dozens of artists, Eminem Adele. The compilation was announced by Sony Music Entertainment, EMI Music and Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group.

ITunes is available immediately. The money raised will go to the Japanese Red Cross. Next month will be released a double album with the issues. Hundreds of thousands of survivors are housed in schools and public buildings two weeks after the earthquake followed by tsunami. The official death toll exceeded 10,000 on Friday.

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