When Nashville found itself literally under water in early May due to record area flooding, musicians rallied to raise funds and help those in need. And, not just country musicians--pop and rock artists such as Jack White and Ke$ha also donated their time and proceeds to rebuilding Music City. Now, yet another very well-known non-country artist can add his name to the "I Heart Nashville" files.
Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber, who played to a sold-out crowd at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena August 11, announced before his show that he planned to donate $1.06 per ticket sold to flood relief efforts. (The unusual amount was due to his partnership with Nashville's top 40 station i106 to publicize the cause.)
Now, I don't know if you have any preteen girls in your life to illustrate firsthand Bieber's popularity, but I can tell you with fair validity that Bieber was banking on a lotta tickets being sold. And a nice big payout for charity. Needless to say, he got it--according to localRead More »from Justin Bieber Hearts Nashville!