8 Iconic Musical Responses to Causes

8. 12-12-12- Sandy Relief

In 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused serious damage to the Tri-State areas. To date, the clean-up and relief is still being ongoing from all the damage caused by the tropical storm. Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys headlined the concert on September 12, 2012.

7. America: A tribute to Heroes

Created by heads of broadcast stations, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, the event was organized by George Clooney as a response to the act of terrorism against the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

6. Any Other Day

Any Other Day was recorded by Wyclef Jean and Norah Jones and was a message song for 2005's Hurricane Katrina when it devastated the Gulf Coast.

5. Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)

Jay-Z, Rihanna, Bono, and The Edge recorded the single to pay tribute and bring attention to the massive earthquake that put Haiti under ruins.

4. Don't Give Up
Bono and Alicia Keys teamed up to raise money for African families infected with HIV and AIDS. Alicia Keys is a compassionate champion for ending the crisis with HIV/AIDS. She is also co-founder of Keep A Child, a nonprofit that aims to provide treatment, care, and support for families in third world communities.

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