Island Records announce One Love COVID-19 Relief Auction

 IN AID OF NHS TOGETHER & FEEDING AMERICA

 HOSTED BY BILLY PORTER

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, further information can be found via Island Records’ dedicated oneloveauction.com website. All lots are available to view and place bids on via an online catalogue https://bid.omegaauctions.co.uk/m/view-auctions/info/id/83 which can be found on Omega’s website www.omegaauctions.co.uk.

Featured lots include:

Amy Winehouse: A Pair of Amy Winehouses stilettos worn by Amy & all Amys album releases on vinyl
 
Annie Lennox: Beautifully handwritten lyrics to Sweet Dreams, written and signed by Annie
 
Bob Marley (Estate): A rare Mr Brainwash / Bob Marley print signed by Ziggy Marley
 
Bon Jovi: ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ & ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’ handwritten & signed lyrics
 
Chris Blackwell: 3 Night stay for 2 guests in Studio Cottage (Gong) at exclusive Strawberry Hill Hotel, Jamaica
 
Grace Jones: 2 tickets to see Grace headline Meltdown Festival, 2021
 
Mumford & Sons: Signed Gentlemen of the Road Banjo made by Deering Banjos & a one-on-one virtual banjo lesson with Winston Marshall
 
Nick Drake (Estate): 2 wonderful care packages. Complete Nick Drake & mother Molly Drake releases, plus rare oddities, including a photograph, signed copies of two official books & hand-written personal cards from Nicks sister Gabrielle
 
Portishead: Once in a lifetime Portishead Dummy-era care package. Geoff Barrows ‘Dummy’-era Technics deck and scratch vinyl, Beth Gibbons handwritten & signed lyric of winners choice and a mic she used during live performances in the 90’s, & Adrian Utleys first gold disc for ‘Dummy’, an online guitar/synth lesson & signed To Kill A Dead Man’ poster
 
Shawn Mendes: Signed guitar 
 
U2: Handwritten lyrics for ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ by Bono & signed ‘The Joshua Tree’ 30thanniversary vinyl boxset
 
Osea Island: Luxury stay on a private island
 
Abbey Road: A private VIP tour for 4 at the legendary Abbey Road Studios followed by breakfast


Full list of donations A-Z below:

  
Abbey Road: A private VIP tour for 4 at the legendary Abbey Road Studios followed by breakfast
 
Adrian Boot: 3 framed original prints (Bob Marley, Grace Jones, U2) from Island Records’ famous in-house photographer
 
Amy Winehouse: A Pair of Amy Winehouses stilettos worn by Amy & all Amys album releases on vinyl 
 
Annie Lennox: Beautifully handwritten lyrics to Sweet Dreams, written and signed by Annie
 
Ashton Attzs: Rising artist will paint a portrait for the winner
 
Ben Howard: The guitar Ben wrote Keep Your Head Up’ on & played onstage at Glastonbury
 
Bishop Briggs: Signed lyrics & booklet 
 
Bob Marley (Estate): Rare Mr Brainwash / Bob Marley print signed by Ziggy Marley
 
Bombay Bicycle Club: Jack Steadman signed baby Taylor 3/4 size acoustic guitar that Jack used extensively for the ‘Flaws’ album
 
Bon Jovi: ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ & ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’ handwritten & signed lyrics
  
Bravado: Various one of a kind merch items made in collaboration with Island Records, Converse, customised by Kate Moross, Converse, customised by Mister Cee, customised Dr Martens and a One Love Carhartt Chore Jacket
 
Catfish and the Bottlemen: Bondys Jacket worn in ‘Soundcheck’ music video
 
Chris Blackwell: 3 Night stay for 2 guests in Studio Cottage (Gong) at exclusive Strawberry Hill Hotel, Jamaica
 
Conan Gray: Virtual meet & greet with Conan Gray
 
Dermot Kennedy: Private 20-minute zoom concert, chat & signed lyrics
 
Disclosure: VIP tickets to a UK show
 
Dizzee Rascal: ‘Tongue n’ Cheek’ / Red Monkey Jeans worn by Dizzee on Top of the Pops
 
DonaeO: The top he wore in his classic video for Party Hard
 
Easy Life: Custom suit worn by Murray in the ‘Nice Guys’ video
 
Ella Eyre: Outfit worn by Ella in ‘Mama’ video, made by Rife & Stride
 
Emotional Oranges: The Emotional Kit (Shirt, Beanie, Hat & Signed Vinyl Vol 1 & Vol 2)
 
Giggs: MOBO Award for Best Hip Hop
 
Grace Jones: 2 tickets to see Grace headline Meltdown Festival, 2021
 
Gregory Porter: 2 VIP tickets & meet & greet at Royal Albert Hall show in 2021
 
Hailee Steinfeld: Virtual meet & greet
 
Hozier: Signed jacket from Someone New’ video & signed lyrics 
 
Jack Garratt: ‘Love, Death & Dancing’ private listening party with Jack Garratt
 
Jack Gilinsky: Signed Guitar 
 
Jamie Cullum: Private virtual concert from his home studio
 
Jeremy Zucker: Microphone used by artist
 
Jessie Buckley: White cowboy boots, & white leather jacket with tassels, worn by Jessie in the BAFTA nominated film Wild Rose
 
Jessie J: 4 VIP tickets to gig of choice (within country winner is based), backstage tour of venue, meet & greet with pictures & signings
 
Jessie Reyez: Signed lithograph print
 
JP Cooper: JP Cooper x Tom Smarte newsboy cap & a Ukulele, both signed
 
Keane: Interview Tim Rice-Oxley, plus 2 signed original Dave Lupton drawings from the ‘Bedshaped’ music video
 
Laura Pannack: Photoshoot with award-winning photographer, Laura Pannack
 
Ludovico Einaudi: An incredible, personal donation from Ludovico Einaudi, a signed film photograph by the composer titled ‘Low Mist’ taken in 2018 Samedan, Switzerland
 
M Huncho: M Huncho’s Canada Goose Jacket worn in his Chicken Shop Dates interview  
 
Mary Wilson of The Supremes: 2 VIP tickets, plus meet & greet to her show in Las Vegas
 
Max Richter: Hand-written score by Max Richter 
 
Mumford & Sons: Signed Gentlemen of the Road Banjo made by Deering Banjos & a one-on-one virtual banjo lesson with Winston Marshall
 
Nick Drake (Estate): 2 wonderful care packages. Complete Nick Drake & mother Molly Drake releases, plus rare oddities, including a photograph, signed copies of two official books & hand-written personal cards from Nicks sister Gabrielle
 
Oh Wonder: Cook-along breakfast & virtual performance with Oh Wonder
 
OneRepublic: Signed bass guitar from Love Runs Out’ video
 
Osea Island: Luxury stay on a private island
 
Portishead: Once in a lifetime Portishead Dummy-era care package. Geoff Barrows ‘Dummy’-era Technics deck and scratch vinyl, Beth Gibbons handwritten & signed lyric of winners choice and a mic she used during live performances in the 90’s, & Adrian Utleys first gold disc for ‘Dummy’, an online guitar/synth lesson & signed To Kill A Dead Man’ poster
 
Potato Head: Stay at the Potato Head Beach Club & Wellness Resort in Bali
 
Sam Smith: VIP tickets to see Sam Smith live in the UK 
 
Sean Paul: Get styled by Sean Paul – a jacket & pair of shoes from his own wardrobe
 
Shawn Mendes: Signed guitar 
 
Sigrid: Sigrids signed Converse from her 2019 Glastonbury appearance
 
Skip Marley: Handwritten lyrics for ‘Slow Down’
 
The Specials: The Specials Day certificate from the Mayor of Los Angeles & signed art prints by Terry Hall & Horace Panter
 
Sports Team: Sports Team signed original ‘Deep Down Happy’ album cover art
 
The Streets: Signed merchandise bundle
 
Tori Amos: Tori Amos front-row live show tickets & meet & greet
 
Tricky: Tricky Photograph by Nadav Kander signed by both artists
 
U2: Handwritten lyrics for ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ by Bono & signed ‘The Joshua Tree’ 30th anniversary vinyl boxset
 
 
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 nations 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 Harrisons 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.