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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Two Music Icons: Morris Hayes and Alston Koch to Perform at the 4th G.O.D. Awards and Concert for Humanity in New York



We Care for Humanity (WCH)'s flagship event, the 4th G.O.D. Awards at the United Nations is about to be filled with top celebrity music icons from Hollywood and from allover the world. Two of the considered legendary performers are Prince former music director, Morris Hayes and 2nd GOD Awards World Artist of the Year, Alston Koch, who will be performing at the said event and will present officially the theme song they have both produced, composed and sung for We Care for Humanity.

The duo who are also business partners in real life are also headlining the Concert for Humanity, a side event of the 4th GOD Awards that will be held in New York on August 18th.. They will be performing at the 4th Global Officials of Dignity Awards(G.O.D. Awards)19, 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters, New York organized by We Care for Humanity and its philanthropic partners: SREI Foundation, J & B Medical Company, HWPL and China-US Business Association.

"It can't get better than having two Music Icons performing at the 4th Annual G.O.D. Awards. We are just so thrilled that they are coming to the event and contributing their time, talents and energy to support our causes.", said Princess Maria Amor, founder and president of WCH and creator of the GOD Awards.

About Morris Hayes:

Morris Hayes is a talented musician, producer, and band leader. As a keyboardist, Hayes has worked with superstars such as Prince, George Clinton, Elton John, Whitney Houston, and Stevie Wonder. He was one of the 2013 inductees into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame.

Morris Kevin Hayes was born on November 28, 1962, in the small town of Jefferson (Jefferson County), just outside Pine Bluff (Jefferson County). He was inspired by the religious music he heard in church as a child. He majored in art at theUniversity of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). When a rhythm and blues (R&B) band on campus lost its keyboard player, Hayes—who had learned to play a bit in high school—offered to fill in. Although he was still learning to play the keyboard, he played well enough to take the spot.

Hayes has also performed with a long list of major artists, including Sheila E., Chaka Khan, Herbie Hancock, Kanye West, Elton John, Babyface, Carlos Santana, Kenny Loggins, Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, Will.i.am, Mary J. Blige, Maroon 5, Ani Di Franco, Questlove, Kool Moe Dee, Sheryl Crow, Gwen Stefani, Erykah Badu, Amy Winehouse, Bono, The Edge, and Macy Gray.

About Alston Koch:

Alston Koch is a Sri Lanka born Australian singer-songwriter, film producer, record producer and actor. He was awarded "World Artist of The Year" at the Global Officials of Dignity Awards presented at the United Nations in New York and also received State of California Senate's Certificate of Recognition and Certificate of Special US Congressional Recognition for improving the lives of the communities in America.

In Australia, he formed his band Dark Tan and recorded three international hits on the RCA label. He has performed internationally with Dark Tan, S-witch, and as a solo artist. One notable appearance was during 'The Stars & Stripes Concert' in 1976, performing under the Sydney harbour bridge on a floating pontoon for Radio 2SM. Rock Brains Of The Universe and music historian Glenn A Baker has said that 'Alston & Dark Tan' were the originators of Disco Music in Australia. Since 1975 Koch has released 21 singles and 4 albums through record labels such as RCA, BMG, EMI and Sony.

Since 2007, he has been the Ambassador for Tourism for Sri Lanka.[15] In the same year, Koch wrote and performed an official song for The Sri Lankan cricketer and world record holder and world champion Muttiah Muralitharan.

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