Taylor Swift, BTS Among Celebrities Auctioning Name-Brand Items at MusicCares

Taylor Swift, BTS Among Celebrities Auctioning Name-Brand Items at MusicCares

News by Marge SerranoMarge Serrano
Published: January 18, 2023

MusiCares Charity Relief Auction is slated to happen in February and big names in the music industry have already contributed some of their highly valued items. Taylor Swift’s acoustic guitar from her award-winning album “evermore,” Eminem’s signed tennis shoes and an ensemble worn by a BTS member are among the items to be auctioned for charity next month. 

Julien’s Auctions said Tuesday, “the memorabilia from some of the most popular music performers will be auctioned.” 

Source: APNews

The list of the much-coveted items are as follows with their hefty price tag: 

  • Taylor Swift’s signed Epiphone acoustic guitar that appeared on her 2020 “evermore” album artwork could draw between $5,000 and $10,000 
  • Eminem’s white pair of Nike Air Max with the words “Shady” could go for up to $3,000 
  • BTS J-Hope’s black utility-style jumpsuit and buckle belt worn during a photo shoot for his debut solo album “Jack in the Box” could garner up to $4,000 
  • Snoop Dogg and his son, Cordell, will donate sound systems signed by both and a special NFT that could go for up to $8,000 
  • Joni Mitchell’s several items, including a signed print of her original oil painting of Jimi Hendrix.  
  • Another painting on the auction block will come from former Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth, a signed acrylic on canvas called “Dark Ocean” 
  • Olivia Rodrigo’s custom-made “Chopova Lowena” 2022 Glastonbury Festival ensemble  
  • Katy Perry’s 2019 FIFA Live Performance is expected to be auctioned 
Source: APNews

The rest of the items to be auctioned come from a wide range of entertainers, including Barbra Streisand, Daft Punk, Jimmy Buffet, Ozzy Osbourne, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones and Jon Batiste. 

This comes with the news that all proceeds from the event following the Grammy Awards ceremony will go toward MusiCares, an organization dedicated to helping musicians in times of financial and medical crisis. 

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