12 Most Charitable Celebrities of 2015

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Taylor Swift is officially the most charitable celebrity on the planet... for the fourth year in a row.

It seemed silly to pretend as if any other star could possibly have taken this honor, so we figured we'd just come out and share the news.

But what other celebrities did lots of good in 2015? According to DoSomething.org, the following actors, actresses, athletes and singers rank as the most charitable stars from the past 12 months:

12. Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington
Yup. When it comes to giving money to good causes, Scandal's Kerry Washington has it... handled.

11. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber made an effort to turn his life around in 2015. It showed via how many charitable causes he gave money to.

10. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato is one of Hollywood's more outspoken stars. We know how much she cares about self-esteem issues and helping struggling teenagers.

9. Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer is a newcomer to this list. She made her voice heard on the vital topic of gun control after a shooting inside a theater that was showing her film, Trainwreck.

8. Viola Davis

Viola Davis
Viola Davis has used her famous platform to call out racial injustices in Hollywood and across all industries.

7. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen don't just dance or pose for silly Instagram photos. They give back more than most other celebrities out there.

6. Zendaya

Zendaya is posing here in honor of World AIDS Day. It's just one of many causes to which she gives her time and money.

5. John Cena

John Cena has set a Make-A-Wish record. He has granted wishes to over 460 sick children around the world. Amazing!

4. Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie
Jolie, along with Brad Pitt, continues to dedicate more time to poverty-stricken citizens of the world than to her own career in Hollywood.

3. Beyonce

Beyonce showed support this year for protestors in Baltimore. She picks and chooses her spots, but then she makes her strong voice heard.

2. Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus
Forget those weird Instagram photos and those racy moves on stage. Miley Cyrus actually launched her own organization in 2015 to help confused, troubled members of the LGBT community.

1. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift
In 2015 alone, Swift gave $50,000 to a young girl with cancer… $50,000 to the Seattle Symphony… $50,000 to a backup dancer’s nephew who was fighting a serious illness… and 25,000 books to classrooms in New York City. She's amazing.

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