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Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Ciara Among Nominees for Celebs Gone Good



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The voting is open for this year’s Celebs Gone Good awards. The awards, created by, recognize celebrities who use their platform for social good. Some of the biggest music stars in hip-hop and R&B are nominated this year.

Earning nominations are John Legend, who recorded a song for the poverty fundraiser Red Nose Day, and Jennifer Hudson, who celebrated the Julian D. King Gift Foundation’s Hatch Day with support from Staples for Students and the Entertainment Industry Foundation.  Also making the cut are Alicia Keys, who supported the United Nation’s World Water Day, and Ciara, who encouraged fans to fight against cancer with Fifth Third and raise money for Stand Up to Cancer.

Also up for recognition are Drake who played in a charity kickball game and Eminem who donated a pair of shoes to Small Steps Project, a charity that provides shoes, emergency aid and sustainable solutions for children surviving on rubbish dumps.

You can also cast your vote for other famous do-gooders like Rihanna, Kanye West, The Weeknd, Trey SongzPharrell, Justin Timberlake — just to name a few.

Head on over to to cast your vote. You have until December 24. The winners will be announced on December 29.

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