Lady Gaga has raised $250,000 for earthquakevictims
The `Born This Way` singer urged her twitter followers to buy the $5 red and white accessory - which reads "We pray for Japan" in both English and Japanese - before telling her fans, whom she refers to as her `Monsters`, that they have already accumulated the large sum.
She tweeted: "Monsters: in just 48 hrs you`ve raised a quarter of a million dollars for Japan Relief. It`s important we help. X (sic)"
Singer Katy Perry tweeted: "Remember as you go about your day please #prayforjapan & if you are able, text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 to Japan`s emergency relief. (sic)"
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber also sent a message to fans, writing: "Japan is one of my favourite places on earth - it`s an incredible culture with amazing people. My prayers go out to them. We all need to help."
People can donate to the relief fund via The Red Cross through a variety of methods including the charity`s website, Facebook and iTunes.