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Bob Marley, Sean Paul & Skip Marley @ Island Records One Love Auction

05/14/2020 by Press Release

Bob Marley, Sean Paul & Skip Marley @ Island Records One Love Auction

Island Records is proud to announce the One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction in support of NHS Charities Together & Feeding America. Artists old and new, as well as friends of the label, have donated one-of-a-kind lots to raise funds for relief efforts. The event will be hosted by Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer and playwright Billy Porter and will be broadcast live from 6pm BST on May 21st.
 
To bid on the lots, you must register in advance with Island’s partner Omega Auctions. All lots are available to view and place bids on via an online catalogue which can be found on Omega’s website omegaauctions.co.uk.

Omega Auctions and their 3rd Party Bidding Software Provider Bidpath, have waived all fees for this sale, so 100% of the proceeds will go the charities and there will be NO BUYER PREMIUM.

Featured lots include:

  • Bob Marley (Estate): A rare Mr Brainwash / Bob Marley print signed by Ziggy Marley
  • Chris Blackwell: 3 Night stay for 2 guests in Studio Cottage (Gong) at exclusive Strawberry Hill Hotel, Jamaica
  • Adrian Boot: 3 framed original prints (Bob Marley, Grace Jones, U2) from Island Records’ famous in-house photographer
  • Bob Marley (Estate): Rare Mr Brainwash / Bob Marley print signed by Ziggy Marley
  • Chris Blackwell: 3 Night stay for 2 guests in Studio Cottage (Gong) at exclusive Strawberry Hill Hotel, Jamaica
  • Sean Paul: Get styled by Sean Paul – a jacket & pair of shoes from his own wardrobe
  • Skip Marley: Handwritten lyrics for ‘Slow Down’


About NHS Charities Together

NHS Charities Together is a membership organization representing, supporting and championing NHS Charities. There are more than 230 NHS charities across the UK and most of them focus on helping our hospitals do more. Collectively these charities give £1 million every day to the NHS so that people can stay well for longer and get better faster. These vital funds and services are above and beyond what the NHS alone can provide, touching lives and making a huge difference to millions of people when they are at their most vulnerable.
 
About Feeding America
For more than 35 years, Feeding America has responded to the hunger crisis in America by providing food to people in need through a nationwide network of food banks. Today, Feeding America is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization—a powerful and efficient network of 200 food banks across the country. As food insecurity rates hold steady at the highest levels ever, the Feeding America network of food banks has risen to meet the need. We feed 40 million people at risk of hunger, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors.
 
About Billy Porter 
Porter is an Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer and playwright with ground-breaking performances as Pray Tell in Pose on FX, for which he recently received and Emmy Award, as well as Golden Globe and Critics Choice nominations, as well as Lola in Kinky Boots on Broadway for which he won a Tony Award for Lead Actor in a Musical. Porter has also recorded several albums and acted in many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including Miss Saigon, Grease, Angels in America, and The Merchant of Venice. Additional television and film credits include “American Horror Story: Apocalypse,” “The Get Down,” “The Humbling” and “The Broken Hearts Club,” among others. Porter can be seen in the highly anticipated “Cinderella” re-make next year. 
 
About Omega Auctions
Omega Auctions have established themselves as one of the leading auction houses worldwide for music memorabilia and vinyl records over the past decade. Previous highlights from collections have included the first recording of David Bowie, original jackets from the Beatles film Help!, George Harrison’s car and items from Elvis Presley and John Lennon.
 
Proceeds received from the sale will be shared equally between NHS Charities Together and Feeding America. Proceeds means 100% of the hammer price raised.




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