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Taylor Swift is the most charitable celebrity, again

Country singer Taylor Swift has been named the most charitable celebrity of the year.

In a list complied DoSomething.org, the 24-year-old singer topped the poll for being one of the most charitable stars in the industry and for the second consecutive year.

Each year, DoSomething.org which is a non-profit organization for young people and social change compiles a list of 20 "Celebs Gone Good," to recognize celebrities who have made noteworthy charitable contributions.

Swift donated $100,000 on her 24th birthday (December 13) to the Nashville Symphony which is experiencing financial problems and she also worked with the Winter White Gala in London to benefit homeless youth performing “Livin’ On A Prayer” with Bon Jovi and Prince William .

Right behind Taylor on the list in the number two spot is her ex Harry Styles and One Direction.

The group volunteered in Ghana earlier this year as part of the Comic Relief 2013 fundraiser. Their charity single “One Way Or Another” raised more than $1 million for cancer research.

Beyonce Knowles was third place after her fantastic performance at London's charity concert for women's rights,Chime for Change.

The late Paul Walker also made the list in fourth with his Reach Out Worldwide foundation and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis rounded out the top 5.

Believe it or not, even the two most talked about singers of 2013 - and not always for the right reasons - also made the top 20 list: Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber.

"It's pretty amazing that the top two spots on the list are held by celebrities under age 25. For the first time, 50% of the list is age 30 or younger. This rising generation is using their money and star power for good," said Naomi Hirabayashi, chief marketing officer of DoSomething.org.

DoSomething 2013 “Top 20 Celebs Gone Good” list:

  • 1. Taylor Swift
  • 2. One Direction
  • 3. Beyoncé
  • 4. Paul Walker
  • 5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • 6. Sandra Bullock
  • 7. Kerry Washington
  • 8. Ian Somerhalder
  • 9. Ryan Seacrest
  • 10. Carrie Underwood
  • 11. Jennifer Lawrence
  • 12. Alicia Keys
  • 13. Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul
  • 14. Miley Cyrus
  • 15. Demi Lovato
  • 16. Blake Shelton
  • 17. Mindy Kaling
  • 18. Kevin Durant
  • 19. Kendrick Lamar
  • 20. Justin Bieber

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