"Hope for Haiti" album features songs from the likes of Beyonce Knowles, Rihanna, Madonna, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake and Jay-z among others. Outed in online stores on January 27, it becomes the biggest one-day album pre-order in iTunes history.
The compilation is released as part of "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" telethon. The benefit effort has raised funds over $60 million with its proceeds to be split to support Oxfam America, Partners in Health, the Red Cross, Unicef, United Nations World Food Programme, Yele Haiti Foundation and Clinton Bush Haiti Foundation.
In addition to the "Hope for Haiti" album, other newcomers on the chart are