Here’s an album to get you in the holiday spirit AND proceeds go for a good cause. 2013’s A Very Special Christmas: Icon album, benefitting Special Olympics. The album features some of the world’s biggest stars from Josh Groban to John Lennon & Yoko Ono to Aretha Franklin, to name a few stars.
BRAND NEW THIS YEAR are two tracks available digitally on iTunes only—international recording artist, Nicole Scherzinger’s “O Holy Night” and American Idol’s Lauren Alaina’s “Grown Up Christmas,” available on iTunes December 3rd. Both Scherzinger and Alaina are ambassadors for Special Olympics and their commitment to the organization comes from the heart, as they both have a deep connection with the cause.
You can snag it up on iTunes here.
Track listing: JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO / THE PLASTIC ONO BAND WITH THE HARLEM COMMUNITY CHOIR, “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”/ ROD STEWART*, “Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!”/ STING, “I Saw Three Ships”/ ARETHA FRANKLIN** “Winter Wonderland”/ JOSH GROBAN*, “ It Came Upon a Midnight Clear”/ JON BON JOVI, “Please Come Home for Christmas”/ TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS, “Christmas All Over Again”/ SHERYL CROW, “Run Rudolph Run”/ ELVIS PRESLEY*, “Blue Christmas”/ CARRIE UNDERWOOD, “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”/ WHAM!*, “Last Christmas”