Taylor Swift is 2013’s most charitable celebrity, 1D holds 2nd spot

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Every year, the nonprofit organization DoSomething.org compiles a top 20 list of stars who have been outstanding with their charitable activities. The list of 2013’s most generous celebs has now been released, and it’s topped by not other than the Red singer/songwriter – Taylor Swift. It doesn’t come as something of surprise to Swift fans as the country pop-star has also led the last year’s DoSomething.org list.

According to the release notes, Swift has worked for the benefit of the youth experiencing homelessness, and most recently, she donated $100,000 to the financially struck Nashville Symphony on her 24th birthday.


The number 2 spot is occupied by the by the heartthrob One Direction guys. The started the year by raising over £2million on a Red Nose Day to help dozens across Africa and the UK who were helpless to live their life under the poverty line. Individual group members, Harry Styles and Liam Payne have shown big charitable impulses by bringing in $784,345 in donations for the benefit of cancer research.

Beyoncé – who organised London’s charity concert for women’s rights, Chime For Change – secures the 3rd spot on the list.  The late actor/producer Paul Walker who founded Reach Out WorldWide (ROWW), and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis whose “Same Love” spurred a national conversation about marriage equality and won the VMA for “Best Video With a Social Message,” also make their way in the list’s top 5.

Here’s the 2013’s full list of Celebs Gone Good:

  1. Taylor Swift
  2. One Direction
  3. Beyoncé
  4. Paul Walker
  5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  6. Sandra Bullock
  7. Kerry Washington
  8. Ian Somerhalder
  9. Ryan Seacrest
  10. Carrie Underwood
  11. Jennifer Lawrence
  12. Alicia Keys
  13. Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul
  14. Miley Cyrus
  15. Demi Lovato
  16. Blake Shelton
  17. Mindy Kaling
  18. Kevin Durant
  19. Kendrick Lamar
  20. Justin Bieber

Source: DoSomething.org