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  1. SXSW Q&A: Bob Ferguson of Oxfam Talks Social Media and Social Responsibility

    March 14, 2012 5:45 PM EDT Billboard.biz caught up with Bob Ferguson, Manager of Creative Alliances & Music Outreach for Oxfam, during SXSW 2012. Billboard.biz: Tell us about Oxfam and your role in the organization? Bob Ferguson: Oxfam is a humanitarian organization tha ...

  2. Sheila E. Honored, Goapele Sings Etta James @ Moja Moja Awards

    February 12, 2012 1:06 AM EST Sheila E. shows off her plaque after receiving the Vanguard Award from Bob Ferguson, Manager of Creative Alliances & Music Outreach for Oxfam America, left, and KCRW's Garth Trinidad, right. She was honored for her work with the Elevate H ...

  3. Shakira, Juanes Among Stars Supporting 'Ay Haiti'

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Thirty Spanish and Latin American artists and soccer players say that almost every cent raised by a song and video they have produced to aid victims of the Haitian earthquake three months ago, will go to relief efforts in the country. The only exc ...

  4. Bob Geldof Dismisses Live Aid Arms Claims

    March 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Live Aid concert organizer Bob Geldof and the Ethiopian government have denied allegations that millions of dollars in aid for Ethiopian famine victims in the '80s went to buy arms. The BBC reported claims by former rebel leaders, who said th ...

  5. U.K. Pop Sale For Haiti Raises Almost $80,000 So Far

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST An online auction of pop memorabilia from some of Britain's biggest acts has raised around £50,000 ($79,600) so far for survivors of the Haiti earthquake, organizers Oxfam said. Among the top lots sold so far is a jacket worn by Coldplay fron ...

  6. Simon Cowell's Haiti Single Out Feb. 7

    January 28, 2010 12:00 AM EST The cover of REM's "Everybody Hurts," organized by Simon Cowell to raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquake, will be released Feb. 7. The BBC reports that the song features Robbie Williams, Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart, Kyli ...

  7. 'Hope for Haiti Now' Telethon Raises $57 Million

    January 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, led by George Clooney and Haiti-born rapper Wyclef Jean, has raised more than $57 million for relief to the earthquake-ravaged country, organizers said on Saturday. They called the $57 million a record ...

  8. Springsteen, Jay-Z, Urban Join Haiti Telethon

    January 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST The music world's top stars are signing on for Friday's "Hope for Haiti" telethon. Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban and Alicia Keys are just a few of the performers who will be featured, ac ...

  9. Bono, Timberlake To Perform At Haiti Benefit

    January 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST George Clooney says the "Hope for Haiti" benefit for victims of the earthquake in Haiti will include performances from Bono, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys. Speaking to The Associated Press at the Golden Glo ...

  10. MTV Networks Reveals Haiti Relief Plans

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks on Friday revealed details about the Haiti relief telethon it is mounting with actor George Clooney. The two-hour telethon to support the victims of this week's devastating earthquake will be called "Hope for Haiti." It ...

  11. Arctic Monkeys Releasing Single Via Charity Stores

    August 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. alt-rock band Arctic Monkeys has partnered with British charity Oxfam for the release of its next single "Crying Lightning." A limited-edition 7-inch version of the Josh Homme-produced track goes on sale throughout Oxfam's nati ...

  12. Neil Finn Announces Star-Studded Charity Album

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST New Zealand singer-songwriter Neil Finn, best known as a member of melodic rock act Crowded House, has assembled a star line-up of special guests for the release of an album in aid of international development organization Oxfam. Returning from th ...

  13. MySpace Hosting Concerts For Sudan Relief

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Site will organize 20 concerts. The online hangout MySpace.com will organize 20 concerts featuring bands promoted on its site as part of a campaign to raise awareness and money for humanitarian relief in Sudan. The site, which grew in popularity t ...

  14. Aussie Wave Aid DVD Due June 5

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT All profit donated to charity. Virgin Australia will release the official DVD of the Wave Aid tsunami benefit concert on June 5. Virgin says all profits from the four-hour Australian DVD release will be donated to charities Oxfam Community Aid Abr ...

  15. Aussie Wave Aid DVD Due June 5

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Australia will release the official DVD of the Wave Aid tsunami benefit concert on June 5. All profits from the four-hour Australian DVD release will be donated to charities. Virgin Australia will release the official DVD of the Wave Aid ts ...

  16. Glastonbury Fest Wins Domain-Name Dispute

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of Britain's annual Glastonbury Festival have won a Web site domain name infringement case at the World Intellectual Property Organization. Organizers of Britain's annual Glastonbury Festival have won a Web site domain name in ...

  17. Glastonbury Fest Wins Domain-Name Dispute

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cybersquatters registered site in 'bad faith.' Organizers of Britain's annual Glastonbury Festival have won a Web site domain name infringement case at the World Intellectual Property Organization. Geneva-based WIPO has ruled that t ...

  18. Coldplay, White Stripes To Play Glastonbury

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at this year's Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 24-26. Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes will be among the headliners at this year's Glastonbury F ...

  19. Coldplay, White Stripes To Play Glastonbury

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at this year's Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 24-26. Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes will be among the headliners at this year's Glastonbury F ...

  20. Glastonbury Fest To Skip 2006

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST This year's Glastonbury Festival will be the last for two years. Michael Eavis, organizer of the British fest, has decided to skip the event in 2006, saying he wants to allow residents a break from th This year's Glastonbury Festival wil ...

  21. Glastonbury Fest To Skip 2006

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST This year's Glastonbury Festival will be the last for two years. Michael Eavis, organizer of the British fest, has decided to skip the event in 2006, saying he wants to allow residents a break from th This year's Glastonbury Festival wil ...

  22. Reunited Oils Lead Oz Tsunami Benefit

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian rockers Midnight Oil will reunite to headline the country's second major fund-raising concert to benefit victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Details of the Jan. 29 "Wave Aid" concert at th Australian rockers Midnight Oil ...

  23. Reunited Oils Lead Oz Tsunami Benefit

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian rockers Midnight Oil will reunite to headline the country's second major fund-raising concert to benefit victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Details of the Jan. 29 "Wave Aid" concert at th Australian rockers Midnight Oil ...

  24. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., Jet, others contribute for Oxfam fund. R.E.M., Jet, others contribute for Oxfam fund. News ...

  25. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  26. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  27. OD2 Claims More Activity As Rivals Launch

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading European digital-music service provider OD2 is reporting a rise in download activity in the days following the launches in Europe of Napster and iTunes Music Store. Separately, OD2 has unveile Leading European digital-music service provide ...

  28. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  29. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pan-European store in the works. Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outside the Un ...

  30. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  31. U.K. Download Sales Pass Half-Million Mark In '04

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sales of legal downloads in the United Kingdom for the year to date have surpassed 500,000 songs, compared to "virtually none" in the corresponding period last year, according to a new report publishe Sales of legal downloads in the Unit ...

  32. U.K. Download Sales Pass Half-Million Mark In '04

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sales of legal downloads in the United Kingdom for the year to date have surpassed 500,000 songs, compared to "virtually none" in the corresponding period last year, according to a new report publishe Sales of legal downloads in the Unit ...

  33. Oxfam Launches Charity Download Site

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is billed as the world's first charity download site. The service, at www.bignoisemusic.com, will go live this Wednesday with 300,000 titles licensed from major and U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is bill ...

  34. Oxfam Launches Charity Download Site

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is billed as the world's first charity download site. The service, at www.bignoisemusic.com, will go live this Wednesday with 300,000 titles licensed from major and U.K.-based Oxfam is launching what is bill ...