Music, Film and Entertainment Industries Songs of Hope


“Songs of Hope” is a unique evening honoring songwriters and composers, with live music and a silent auction. The event brings together more than 300 music industry celebrities and professionals, and to date has raised over $3 million for City of Hope. This year will mark our 12th annual “Songs of Hope”.

Each year, the event features intimate performances; past artists and hosts include Sarah Bareilles, Colbie Calliat, Gavin DeGraw, The Doobie Brothers, Jimmy Jam, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Skylar Grey, Randy Jackson, K’naan, Kenny Loggins, Brian McKnight, Ne-Yo, Lionel Richie,, Stevie Wonder, Aloe Blacc, and Natalie Cole.

Honored songwriters and composers includes Burt Bacharach, Brian Tyler, Sarah Bareilles, Swizz Beatz, Jermaine Dupri, Desmond Child, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, K’naan, Kenny Loggins, Mark Mothersbaugh, Randy Newman, Trevor Rabin, Carole Bayer Sager, and Dave Stewart.

Award Sponsor have been ASCAP, American Express, Martin Bandier, Clive Davis, Electronic Arts, MusicNotes, Nokia, and Suzanne and Hans Zimmer.

Hosts who have opened their home for this event include Ron Fair, Lionel Richie, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Glen Ballard, and Esquire Magazine.

For more information, please contact Gabriela Giannelli at or 626-218-6313.