'Songs For Japan' Raises $10 Million
November 9, 2011 at 3:56 AM (PT)
"Songs For JAPAN," the star-studded album collection created to help raise money for victims of JAPAN's 2011 earthquake and tsunami disasters, continues to benefit the survivors through JAPANESE RED CROSS SOCIETY.
YESTERDAY (11/8) in TOKYO, senior executives from four major music companies - EMI, SONY MUSIC, UNIVERSAL MUSIC and WARNER MUSIC GROUP -- met with JAPANESE RED CROSS SOCIETY VP YOSHIHARU OTSUKA, to recognize the milestone of $10 million raised and donated from the global sales of "Songs For JAPAN."
JAPANESE RED CROSS SOCIETY Pres. TADATERU KONOE said, "The kind thoughts of the people who made and bought this album have given great encouragement to the people affected by the earthquake and tsunami. One hundred percent of the money raised goes directly to those most in need. On behalf of the JAPANESE RED CROSS and the people affected by the disaster, I want to sincerely thank the artists and music companies for this generous support. It is much needed and greatly appreciated."