Island Records has announced the One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction in support of NHS Charities Together and 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 21, 2020.

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 One Love Auction Website. All lots are available to view and place bids on via an online catalogue which can be found on Omega Auctions Website .

Featured lots include:

Amy Winehouse: A Pair of Amy Winehouse’s stilettos worn by Amy & all Amy’s 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 Nick’s sister Gabrielle

Portishead: Once in a lifetime Portishead Dummy-era care package. Geoff Barrow’s Dummy-era Technics deck and scratch vinyl, Beth Gibbon’s handwritten & signed lyric of winner’s choice and a mic she used during live performances in the 90’s, & Adrian Utley’s 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 30th anniversary 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

Along with many more items from the likes of Hozier, Tori Amos, Keane, Mary Wilson & The Supremes and many more.

For more information visit the Official One Love Auction Website.

Artwork for “One Love Covid-19 Relief Auction” by Island Records

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.