Songs For Japan Benefit Album now on iTunes

Songs for Japan the compilation album which is to benefit the on going disaster relief efforts in the earthquake and tsunami ravaged nation.  On Friday March 25, the full roster of artists and songs was revealed, but the album was made available for purchase on iTunes.

Some of the artists of the album are Lady Gaga, Eminem, Beyonce, Madonna, the Kings of Leon, and Katy Perry have joined already announced artists like Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna on the album which is available worldwide on the iTunes store for $9.99.  Proceeds from the sale of Songs for Japan will benefit the Japanese Red Cross Society.  In all 38 artist have lent songs to the album including legends like Bob Dylan, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, the Foo Fighters and many more.

All acts appearing on Songs for Japan their labels and music publishers have waived their royalties and proceeds from the worldwide sales of the album to insure Japan Red Cross Society receives as much support as possible.  The JRCS will use the funds to support the ongoing relief efforts and for the eventual recovery assistance to the areas hardest hit by the earthquake and following tsunami.  Below is the list of songs on Songs for Japan.

1. John Lennon, “Imagine”
2. U2, “Walk On”
3. Bob Dylan, “Shelter From the Storm”
4. Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Around the World”
5. Lady Gaga, “Born This Way”
6. Beyoncé, “Irreplaceable”
7. Bruno Mars, “Talking to the Moon”
8. Katy Perry, “Firework”
9. Rihanna, “Only Girl (In the World)”
10. Justin Timberlake, “Like I Love You”
11. Madonna, “Miles Away”
12. David Guetta, “When Love Takes Over”
13. Eminem (featuring Rihanna), “Love the Way You Lie”
14. Bruce Springsteen, “Human Touch”
15. Josh Groban, “Awake”
16. Keith Urban, “Better Life”
17. Black Eyed Peas, “One Tribe”
18. Pink, “Sober”
19. Cee Lo Green, “It’s OK”
20. Lady Antebellum, “I Run to You”
21. Bon Jovi, “What Do You Got?”
22. Foo Fighters, “My Hero”
23. R.E.M., “Man on the Moon”
24. Nicki Minaj, “Save Me”
25. Sade, “By Your Side”
26. Michael Bublé, “Hold On”
27. Justin Bieber, “Pray”
28. Adele, “Make You Feel My Love”
29. Enya, “If I Could Be Where You Are”
30. Elton John, “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me”
31. John Mayer, “Waiting on the World to Change”
32. Queen, “Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together)”
33. Kings of Leon, “Use Somebody”
34. Sting, “Fragile”
35. Leona Lewis, “Better in Time”
36. Ne-Yo, “One in a Million”
37. Shakira, “Whenever, Wherever”
38. Norah Jones, “Sunrise”

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