Hurricane Harvey has wrought devastation in Houston and across southeast Texas, and a number of celebrities have stepped forward to support relief efforts. Leonardo DiCaprio and Sandra Bullock donated $1 million apiece, while on Instagram, Kevin Hart solicited donations from fellow celebrities including the Kardashian family ($500,000), Nicki Minaj ($25,000), Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez ($25,000 apiece), DJ Khaled ($25,000), T.I. ($25,000), and the Chainsmokers ($30,000).
Meanwhile, Houston rapper Bun B and music manager Scooter Braun are planning a televised benefit concert, potentially similar to the One Love Manchester concert Braun helped organize earlier this year. Here are a few more prominent musicians who’ve promised their support:
Beyoncé: Yesterday, Houston native Beyoncé announced her BeyGOOD Foundation would participate in hometown hurricane relief efforts. Today, BeyGOOD launched a donation page on Beyoncé’s website where fans can donate to two local charities, Bread for Life and the Greater Houston Community Foundation.
Solange: Solange’s September 28 concert with the Sun Ra Arkestra in Boston will benefit Hurricane Harvey relief, as will a portion of sales from an October 3 show in New York City. “I’m committed to partnering with organizations on the ground in Houston and making contributions to uplift the city that raised me with so much love,” Solange wrote.
I will be doing a special “Orions Rise” show in Boston, and ALL proceeds will go towards Hurricane Harvey Relief. I’m committed to partnering with organizations on the ground in Houston and making contributions to uplift the city that raised me with so much love. See you September 28th Boston, I thank you in advance for making this a special meaningful night !
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Drake: On Instagram today, Drake announced a $200,000 contribution to a YouCaring fundraiser organized by Houston Texans player J.J. Watt. Watt’s campaign has raised more than $10 million so far.
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Miley Cyrus: An emotional Miley teared up as she announced a $500,000 donation for hurricane relief via her Happy Hippie Foundation on Ellen today.
Lil B: Idiosyncratic rapper Lil B came up with a different method of supporting hurricane victims, offering free verses to artists affected by the storm.
Demi Lovato: The pop singer is supporting the Houston Food Bank via a fundraising partnership with Nick Jonas and DNCE, including a personal donation of $50,000.
Jack Antonoff: Musican and producer Jack Antonoff promised to match up to $10,000 in donations to the Montrose Center, which serves LGBTQ Houstonians.
Miranda Lambert: Country star and Texas native Miranda Lambert operates an animal charity, the MuttNation Foundation, which Lambert said has rescued more than 70 dogs so far.
Update! Thanks to some amazing transportation volunteers…We sent over 70 pups to our shelter in Oklahoma today. Our rigs are now rolling into Houston for another load. Continue to send prayers and donations. @muttnationfoundation #hurricaneharvey #linkinbio
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Kacey Musgraves: Fellow Texas-born country star Kacey Musgraves volunteered at a Red Cross phone bank this week, and she’s also promised to donate proceeds from this Texas-themed shirt to hurricane victims.
Rita Ora: Finally, here is Rita Ora volunteering her time at a donation center: