Yorkshire Times
Voice of the North
Graham Clark
Features Writer
2:30 PM 16th May 2020

Music Artists Unite In NHS Charity Auction

Island Records have announced the One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction in support of NHS Charities Together and Feeding America.

Artists old and new, as well as friends of the label, have donated one-of-a-kind lots to raise funds for relief efforts. The event will be hosted by Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer and playwright Billy Porter and will be broadcast live from 6pm BST on May 21st.

To bid on the lots, you must register in advance with Island’s partner Omega Auctions, further information can be found via Island Records’ dedicated page

All lots are available to view and place bids on via an online catalogue which can be found on Omega’s website

Featured lots include:

Amy Winehouse: A Pair of Amy Winehouse’s stilettos worn by Amy & all Amy’s album releases on vinyl

Annie Lennox: Beautifully handwritten lyrics to ‘Sweet Dreams’, written and signed by Annie

Bob Marley (Estate): A rare Mr Brainwash / Bob Marley print signed by Ziggy Marley

Bon Jovi: ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ & ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’ handwritten & signed lyrics

Chris Blackwell: 3 Night stay for 2 guests in Studio Cottage (Gong) at exclusive Strawberry Hill Hotel, Jamaica

Grace Jones: 2 tickets to see Grace headline Meltdown Festival, 2021

This is a rare chance for music fans to own a piece of pop music history - and all for good causes.