Pride Month has ficially started. Companies and artists the world over will be spending this month dedicating projects to helping organizations and charities improve the quality life LGBTQ individuals around the world.
Heard Well, the digital music label behind compilation albums curated by online influencers, announced Friday (June 1) that they have partnered with the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (or GLSEN) to create a Pride Month compilation album 12 different LGBTQ artists.
The proceeds from the compilation album will benefit GLSEN, which works to ensure that global school environments are safe, productive spaces for LGBTQ youth. In return, GLSEN will help Heard Well with the promotion the album.
“GLSEN is an organization that is near and dear to our hearts, as well as the hearts many the artists and talent we work with,” Heard Well co-founder Jeremy Wineberg tells Billboard Pride in an exclusive statement. “We’re thrilled to be able to bring good music together for a good cause.”
Heard Well, founded by Wineberg, YouTube star Connor Franta and Andrew Graham, has seen a number their 32 compilation albums make their way onto various Billboard charts, including Bretman Rock’s album Chill Vibes, which reached No. 2 on the Reggae Albums chart back in March.
The Heard Well & GLSEN Pride Month compilation album will be available on June 22.