Beyonc donates her I Was Here track and video to World Humanitarian Day
12:58 GMT, 3 August 2012
14:56 GMT, 3 August 2012
She's been a long-time supporter of a whole host of charitable causes.
But now Beyonc has gone one step further than merely lending her name to a good cause.
The Halo hitmaker and songwriter Diane Warren have donated album track I Was Here to World Humanitarian Day.
Hoping to encourage people around the globe to do something positive for others, the 30-year-old star is keen for her influence will help to shine a spotlight on humanitarian work.
Generous: Beyonc and songwriter Diane Warren have donated album track I Was Here to World Humanitarian Day
Beyonc will film a video for the track at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in New York City in front of a live audience on August 19.
'We all see the headlines and we think what can I really do to help', she said.
'World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity for all of us to work together to make a difference. This is our time to leave our mark on the world and show that we were here and we care.'
Charitable: The singer will film a video for the track at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in New York City in front of a live audience
With the campaign website launching today – which encourages people to share their acts of good will – it is hoped the message will reach some one
Beyonc's latest act of good will comes after she announced plans to star in a documentary about her life and career.
The Crazy In Love singer is to direct, produce and appear in the film which will include concert footage, backstage scenes and interviews with her and her loved ones about her life.
Fly on the wall: Beyonc is set to film a new documentary about her life and career
The documentary will focus on the release of her 2011 album 4 as well as her marriage to Jay-Z and the birth of the couple's daughter Blue Ivy in January 2012.
The former Destiny's Child star has been presenting different Hollywood studios with 20 minutes of footage in a bid to find the right distributor.
Beyonc has had experience of directing in the past thanks to her MTV mini-documentary Beyonc: Year of 4 which showed her in the studio working on new tracks.
rehearsed: She will direct and produce the documentary film, which she
has had experience at before from her MTV mini-documentary Beyonc: Year
Silver screen: As well as her music career, Beyonc has also appeared in several movies, including Dreamgirls
The R&B superstar is now set to follow in the footsteps of Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus with the fly-on-the-wall concert movie.
The star teased fans on her official website in July with a cryptic message 'Leave Your Footprint On 19 August 2012, which could be linked to the documentary.
Beyonc has had numerous movie roles, including major parts in Austin Powers in Goldmember, Dreamgirls and Cadillac Records among others.
Her next potential big screen project is a remake of A Star Is Born.