Bieber, Gaga, Obama Join Beyonce for Campaign

The World Humanitarian Day asks people to help others through such acts as making sandwiches for the homeless or volunteering at a local charity.

Posted: 08/19/2012 11:00 AM EDT
Filed Under Jay-Z, Global News, Beyoncé

Beyonce performs “I Was Here” in the United Nations General Assembly Hall, Aug. 10. (Photo: AP Photo/Parkwood Entertainment, Cliff Watts)

Beyonce performs “I Was Here” in the United Nations General Assembly Hall, Aug. 10. (Photo: AP Photo/Parkwood Entertainment, Cliff Watts)

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Michelle Obama are giving a helping hand to Beyonce.

Obama and the pop stars have signed on to support Beyonce and the global campaign for World Humanitarian Day, which is Sunday.

The campaign asks that on Sunday people help others through such acts as making sandwiches for the homeless or volunteering at a local charity. The goal is to share 1 billion messages of hope.

A representative for Beyonce says that Bieber, Gaga, Obama, Rihanna, Shakira, Jay-Z, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin and others will participate.

Beyonce performed her song "I Was Here" at the United Nations in New York last week to promote World Humanitarian Day. The performance was taped and the music video will debut Sunday. The song is from her latest album "4."

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